An Integrated Care Initiative to Improve Patient Outcome in Schizophrenia

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Norbert eMayer-Amberg ; Rainer eWoltmann ; Stefanie eWalther (2016)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Psychiatry, volume 6 (issn: 1664-0640, eissn: 1664-0640)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2015.00184/full, doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2015.00184, pmc: PMC4705833
  • Subject: patient-centered | outpatient health care services | Integrated Care | Psychoeducation | Original Research | Psychiatry | Schizophrenia | duration of hospital stays | Quality indicators | RC435-571

The optimal treatment of schizophrenia patients requires integration of medical and psychosocial inputs. In Germany, various healthcare service providers and institutions are involved in the treatment process. Early and continuous treatment is important but often not po... View more
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