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Q Does a community-based, integrated treatment plan improve one year clinical and social outcome in people with first episode psychosis?
Randomised controlled trial.
Follow up period:
Mental health services and the community in Copenhagen and Aarhus, Denmark; recruitment January 1998 to January 2000.
547 adults (18–45 years old) with first episode psychosis (ICD-10 diagnosis of schizophrenia, schizotypal disorder, acute psychosis, schizoaffective psychosis, delusional disorder, or unspecified non-organic psychosis). Exclusion criteria: psychosis due to intoxication or withdrawal; >12 weeks use of antipsychotics; mental retardation; or organic mental disorder.
Integrated care: based on the “Assertive Community Treatment” model, and was delivered by a multidisciplinary team. Each person was assigned …
For correspondence: Lone Petersen, Department of Psychiatry, Bispebjerg Hospital, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, DK-2400, Copenhagen NV, Denmark;
Sources of funding: Danish Ministry of Health, Danish Ministry of Social Affairs, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen Hospital Corporation, Danish Medical Research Council, Slaftermester Worzners Fond.
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