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Assertive Community Treatment in Copenhagen

2014-08-27 03:48:44 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The aim of the study is to evaluate the effect of assertive community treatment in Copenhagen in two regions compared with two regions where this treatment was not implemented. The effect on user satisfaction, use of bed days, social network, global assessment of functioning, substance misuse will be evaluated.

Description

In area where assertive community treatment was implemented 100 patients had filled in a form regarding their social situation. They were interviewed after one year and asked about user satisfaction and followed up in Danish registers. Register information was extracted concerning vital status, cause of death, use of psychiatric services and criminal record. The same procedure was carried out for a comparison group, carefully matched, from other regions in Copenhagen, where assertive community treatment was not implemented.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Schizophrenia

Intervention

Assertive Community Treatment, Treatment in Community Mental Health Center

Location

Bispebjerg Hospital
Copenhagen
Denmark
2400

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

Bispebjerg Hospital

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:48:44-0400

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