30. Mental Health Services for Patients with Schizophrenia

  1. Daniel R. Weinberger MD2 and
  2. Paul J. Harrison MA, BM, BCh, DM(Oxon), FRCPsych3
  1. Tom Burns DSc, FRCPsych3 and
  2. Bob Drake MD, PhD1

Published Online: 8 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444327298.ch30

Schizophrenia, Third Edition

Schizophrenia, Third Edition

How to Cite

Burns, T. and Drake, B. (2010) Mental Health Services for Patients with Schizophrenia, in Schizophrenia, Third Edition (eds D. R. Weinberger and P. J. Harrison), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444327298.ch30

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Genes, Cognition and Psychosis Program, Clinical Studies Section, Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 10 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405176972

Online ISBN: 9781444327298

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Keywords:

  • mental health services for patients with schizophrenia;
  • schizophrenia's role in shaping mental health services;
  • deinstitutionalization and “trans-institutionalization”;
  • schizophrenia's role - in shaping mental health services;
  • Goodwin and Geddes (2007), believing - schizophrenia's influence, has distracted psychiatry from a pragmatic and flexible medical model, and range of disorders faced;
  • components of mental health services for schizophrenia;
  • community mental health centers (CMHCs);
  • care plan for summarizing current care;
  • assertive community treatment team;
  • rehabilitation teams, evolving - in response to need to re-provide in community comprehensive care

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Limitations of mental health services research

  • Components of mental health services for schizophrenia

  • Multidisciplinary community teams

  • Specialized teams

  • Specialist teams or specialist functions?

  • Controversies and ethics in schizophrenia care

  • Conclusions

  • References