Improving the quality of life during treatment in the Day hospital for early intervention in Psychiatric Hospital "Sveti Ivan".

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Summary of "Improving the quality of life during treatment in the Day hospital for early intervention in Psychiatric Hospital "Sveti Ivan"."

The Day hospital for early intervention is a time-limited structured therapeutic program based on different psychotherapy and socio-therapy techniques. The aim of this study was to examine the outcomes of the Day hospital treatment for early intervention on self-esteem, and quality of life, and to determine which patients benefit the most from the program.


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Name: Psychiatria Danubina
ISSN: 0353-5053
Pages: 190-195


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