10. Development, Organization, and Evaluation of Services

  1. Graham Thornicroft1,
  2. Maya Semrau1,
  3. Atalay Alem2,
  4. Robert E. Drake3,
  5. Hiroto Ito4,
  6. Jair Mari5,
  7. Peter McGeorge6 and
  8. R. Thara7

Published Online: 26 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119979203.ch10

Community Mental Health: Putting Policy into Practice Globally

Community Mental Health: Putting Policy into Practice Globally

How to Cite

Thornicroft, G., Semrau, M., Alem, A., Drake, R. E., Ito, H., Mari, J., McGeorge, P. and Thara, R. (2011) Development, Organization, and Evaluation of Services, in Community Mental Health: Putting Policy into Practice Globally, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119979203.ch10

Author Information

  1. 1

    Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, London, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  3. 3

    Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, USA

  4. 4

    National Institute of Mental Health, National Centre of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan

  5. 5

    Department of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Brazil

  6. 6

    Urban Mental Health Research Institute, Inner City Health Program, St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, Australia

  7. 7

    Schizophrenia Research Foundation (SCARF), Chennai, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 30 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119998655

Online ISBN: 9781119979203

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Keywords:

  • development, organization and evaluation of services;
  • initiation of community mental health care services;
  • quality assurance, settings with limited resources;
  • service evaluation;
  • assessment of services' effectiveness;
  • trials of effectiveness;
  • Balanced Care Model (BCM);
  • medium-income settings, and strong primary care;
  • strong leadership among stakeholders

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Developing services

  • Organizational issues

  • Service evaluation

  • The Balanced Care Model

  • Key points in this chapter

  • References