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A model to replace psychiatric hospitals

The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease

Jan 1, 1976

P R N POLAK, M W Kirby

PMID: 1469

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A comprehensive system of community treatment in southwest Denver has reduced the need for adult psychiatric inpatient beds to less than 1/100,000 population. Six small, community-based therapeutic environments, crisis intervention, home treatment, social systems intervention, and rapid...read more

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Psychiatric Inpatient
Psychiatry Specialty
Volunteerism
Hospitalization
Schizophrenia
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing
Filiation
Phenothiazines
Antipsychotic Effect
Assertive Community Treatment
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    The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease

    Jan 1, 1976

    P R N POLAK, M W Kirby

    PMID: 1469

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    A comprehensive system of community treatment in southwest Denver has reduced the need for adult psychiatric inpatient beds to less than 1/100,000 population. Six small, community-based therapeutic environments, crisis intervention, home treatment, social systems intervention, and rapid...read more

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    Psychiatric Inpatient
    Psychiatry Specialty
    Volunteerism
    Hospitalization
    Schizophrenia
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