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Patients souffrant de troubles psychiatriques sévères suivis par une équipe mobile: impact sur leurs familles

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Koellner, V
Boulguy, S
Nagalingum, K
Amani, S
Published in L'encéphale. 2012, vol. 38, no. 3, p. 201-10
Abstract Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is known to have a positive impact on the number and length of inpatient stays. Yet, research is needed in order to help understand how ACT programs may ease off families' burden, e.g. in terms of economic expenditures. Indeed, many families with siblings suffering from chronic mental illness, who disengaged from psychiatric services, report needs related to ACT. This paper aims to describe the impact of a new ACT program in Geneva on patients and their families' burden.
Keywords Activities of Daily Living/classification/psychologyAdultBipolar Disorder/economics/psychology/therapyCaregivers/economics/psychologyChronic DiseaseCommunity Mental Health Services/economicsComorbidityCost Savings/statistics & numerical dataCost of IllnessDelusions/diagnosis/psychology/therapyFemaleHealth Expenditures/statistics & numerical dataHumansLong-Term CareMaleMiddle AgedMobile Health Units/economicsPatient Care Team/economicsPatient ReadmissionPsychotic Disorders/economics/psychology/therapySchizophrenia/economics/therapySchizophrenic PsychologySelf CareSex FactorsSwitzerlandTreatment Outcome
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HUGUELET, Philippe et al. Patients souffrant de troubles psychiatriques sévères suivis par une équipe mobile: impact sur leurs familles. In: L'encéphale, 2012, vol. 38, n° 3, p. 201-10. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:31002

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