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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Therapeutic communities

David Kennard and Rex Haigh.

in New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry

February 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 5731 words.

Two of the best-known pioneers of therapeutic communities, Tom Main and Maxwell Jones, defined them as follows: An attempt to use a hospital not as an organization run by doctors in the...

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Rural Communities

Ryan P. Peirson and Paulette Marie Gillig.

in A Case-Based Approach to Public Psychiatry

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health; Psychiatry. 3326 words.

Rural environments provide many challenges and opportunities to psychiatrists and their patients. Although telemedicine is a growing option in some communities, access to mental health care...

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Community Paediatrics

Edited by Srinivas Gada.

September 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Paediatrics; Community Medical Services; Patient Education and Information; Neurology; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Clinical Genetics. 688 pages.

Containing detailed summaries on a comprehensive range of clinical scenarios and conditions, and organised according to the different sub-specialities of community paediatrics, this...

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Community Supports and Inclusion

Thomas H. Styron, Janis L. Tondora, Rebecca A. Miller, Marcia G. Hunt, Laurie L. Harkness, Joy S. Kaufman, Morris D. Bell and Allison N. Ponce.

in Yale Textbook of Public Psychiatry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Public Health and Epidemiology. 8264 words.

Community supports and inclusion for people with serious mental illnesses and co-occurring disorders is a foundation of the recovery model. All professionals in public psychiatry should be...

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Intervening in the community

Jackie Craissati and Rob Halsey.

in Managing Personality Disordered Offenders

September 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 11919 words.

The Offender Personality Disorder (OPD) pathway strategy explicitly begins and ends with the community, and this ethos lies at the heart of the pathway approach to management. This chapter...

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Transition to the community

Jaimie P. Meyer and Frederick L. Altice.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 5154 words.

Re-incarceration of former prisoners is commonly associated with relapse to drug and alcohol use because of ineffective treatment of substance use disorders (SUDs) after release. High entry...

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The Cancer Support Community

Joanne S. Buzaglo, Alexandra K. Zaleta, Margaret L. Longacre and Mitch Golant.

in Cancer Caregivers

January 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Palliative Medicine; Medical Oncology. 5216 words.

The demands of caregiving are associated with physical, emotional, and practical consequences for cancer patients and caregivers. Guided by a person-centered model of evidence-based...

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Coercion in Community Mental Health Care

Edited by Andrew Molodynski, Jorun Rugkåsa and Tom Burns.

July 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry. 368 pages.

The use of coercion is one of the defining issues of mental health care and has been intensely controversial since the very earliest attempts to contain and treat the mentally ill. The...

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Ethical framework for community mental health

Abraham Rudnick, Cheryl Forchuk and George Szmukler.

in Oxford Textbook of Community Mental Health

P ublished online July 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 6039 words.

Community mental health services have been developing in the last few decades and in the process a number of ethical issues have arisen. Some of these deserve special attention as they are...

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Introduction to community mental health care

Edited by Robert E. Drake, George Szmukler, Kim T. Mueser and Graham Thornicroft.

in Oxford Textbook of Community Mental Health

P ublished online July 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 2957 words.

Community mental health care has evolved as a discipline for over 50 years now. In describing this evolution as well as current approaches, this book combines traditional concepts, such as...

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Paradigm 8: Community Care Is Destigmatizing

Heather Stuart, Julio Arboleda-Flórez and Norman Sartorius.

in Paradigms Lost

June 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 3696 words.

Chapter 9 addresses how there have been many negative consequences for people with a mental illness as a result of the rapid deinstitutionalization of mental hospitals without appropriate...

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Case management and assertive community treatment

Helen Killaspy and Alan Rosen.

in Oxford Textbook of Community Mental Health

P ublished online July 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 8046 words.

Recent decades have seen the relocation of psychiatric care from hospital-based settings to community-based services. The initial phases of deinstitutionalization led to a replication of...

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Methods for evaluating community treatments

Peter Tyrer.

in Oxford Textbook of Community Mental Health

P ublished online July 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 7311 words.

New treatments are constantly being introduced to all forms of psychiatry and for most of these the setting in which the treatment is administered is not of special importance. Thus the...

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Human rights in community psychiatry

Genevra Richardson.

in Coercion in Community Mental Health Care

July 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 7010 words.

This chapter examines the increased concern for human rights within the global mental health policy agenda and considers what value human rights might add in relation to the use of coercion...

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Compulsory community mental health care: Oceania

Anthony J. O’Brien.

in Coercion in Community Mental Health Care

July 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 6800 words.

Oceania is characterized by the diversity of countries and by highly variable provision of mental health services and community mental health care. Countries such as Australian and New...

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The interface with community services

Christopher Morton and Arabella Norman-Nott.

in Oxford Textbook of Inpatient Psychiatry

May 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Community Medical Services. 6606 words.

The interface between inpatient and community services requires special attention in order to provide safe and high-quality care to patients who are significantly unwell, pose significant...

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The move into the community

Tom Burns.

in Psychiatry: A Very Short Introduction

September 2006; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Psychology. 4854 words.

‘The move into the community’ considers deinstitutionalization. Most large mental hospitals in the UK and the US have closed. The emptying of the institutions was partly due to the...

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The evolution of community outreach

Tom Burns and Mike Firn.

in Outreach in Community Mental Health Care

June 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Community Medical Services. 4054 words.

This chapter traces the origin of the multidisciplinary team as a response to the wide range of needs of deinstitutionalized and ‘never institutionalized’ patients as care has become...

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Outreach in Community Mental Health Care

Tom Burns and Mike Firn.

June 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry; Community Medical Services. 400 pages.

The last 50 years has witnessed a radical change in the care of the severely mentally ill as asylums have closed and care has moved to the community. Two developments have marked this...

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Summing up: community mental health in the future

Thornicroft Graham.

Edited by Robert E. Drake, Kim T. Mueser and George Szmukler.

in Oxford Textbook of Community Mental Health

P ublished online July 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 9993 words.

Several fundamental tenets inform our view of community mental health care. First is an understanding of a community’s needs for mental health services. Policy makers must appreciate...

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