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Community mental health teams: determinants of effectiveness

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dc.contributor.author de Burca, Stefán
dc.contributor.author Flood, P
dc.contributor.author Armstrong, Claire
dc.contributor.author McCurtain, S
dc.contributor.author Saunders, Jean
dc.date.accessioned 2014-01-27T11:58:36Z
dc.date.available 2014-01-27T11:58:36Z
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/3637
dc.description non-peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Community mental health teams have their Irish origins both in the deinstitutionalisation policy of the 1984 “Planning for the Future” framework1 and the challenge of intervention and recovery strategies for acute episodic and enduring mental illness. In 1994, Corrigan et al.2 observed that rehabilitation produces a set of barriers that are best overcome by multi-disciplinary teams (MDTs). The multidisciplinary approach was again emphasised in the Government’s 2006 policy document, ‘A Vision for Change’3 and the Mental Health Commission’s 2005 study on quality in mental health care4. The reality of the performance of such an approach, however, has not met stakeholder expectations, according to the Commission’s discussion document on MDTs5. It states, that despite user access to such teams during the past 20 years, only a small number of well functioning MDTs are operating in the Adult Mental Health Services. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Department of Sociology, University of Limerick en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries University of Limerick Department of Sociology Working Paper Series;WP2007-01
dc.relation.uri http://www.ul.ie/sociology/pubs/
dc.rights.uri http://www.ul.ie/sociology/pubs/
dc.subject mental health services en_US
dc.subject Ireland en_US
dc.title Community mental health teams: determinants of effectiveness en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/workingPaper en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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