Outcomes in child and adolescent mental health services

Citation
Sg. Gowers et Sj. Bailey, Outcomes in child and adolescent mental health services, CUR OPIN P, 12(4), 1999, pp. 439-443
Citations number
36
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Psychiatry
Journal title
CURRENT OPINION IN PSYCHIATRY
ISSN journal
0951-7367 → ACNP
Volume
12
Issue
4
Year of publication
1999
Pages
439 - 443
Database
ISI
SICI code
0951-7367(199907)12:4<439:OICAAM>2.0.ZU;2-2
Abstract
Despite a number of reviews outlining methodological difficulties in the ar ea of outcome assessment in child and adolescent mental health services, th e past year has seen a proliferation of public policy initiatives drawing a ttention to the merits of outcome measurement in these services. In the UK, these initiatives focused the attention of many nonacademic services on ou tcome measurement for the first time. (C) 1999 Lippincott Williams & Wilkin s.