Psychiatric morbidity in homeless single men. Gesundheitswesen 1998; 60, Sonderheft 1: Suchterkrankungen dominieren, aber auch Psychosen, affektive Störungen und Persönlichkeitsstörungen werden signifikant häufiger als in der Allgemeinbevölkerung gefunden. There was marked heterogeneity across studies. Community care patients reported a significantly better quality of life in respect of 11 items. Implications for providing case management services to homeless mentally ill people are presented.
Thereafter, we randomly sampled homeless males in these three strata until the indicated allocations were met. Potential risks for social psychiatry resulting from a too one-sided emphasis on health service research are pointed out. This article reports the findings of a National Institute of Mental Health NIMH services demonstration project that used a mobile case management team to serve homeless mentally ill clients. However, those with mental illness still fared significantly worse in terms of physical health, level of subsistence needs met, victimization, and subjective quality of life. Interventions that decrease depressive symptoms might also improve subjective quality of life. Die Befunde werden in Hinblick auf methodische Einschränkungen und im Kontext anderer Arbeiten zu dem Thema diskutiert.
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The aim of this study was to assess HRQoL and depression in homeless persons in Belgrade, to describe their sociodemographic factors and health status the presence of chronic mental and somatic diseases and addiction disorders and analyse impact of sociodemographic factors and health status to HRQoL and depression of homeless persons. Health status and utilisation of the healthcare system by homeless and non-homeless people in Vienna. Interventions most likely to improve the quality of life of homeless persons with mental illness include those that stress maintenance of stable housing and provision of food and clothing and that address physical health problems and train individuals to minimize their risk of victimization. The results are discussed against the backdrop of the development of psychiatry in the period investigated.
The aims of this study are threefold: In mental health service research, the investigated services and care systems as well as the research methodology should be described in a precise and transparent fashion so that findings can be clearly interpreted and used. Themen wie Behandlungszufriedenheit, subjektive Krankheitstheorie und subjektive Lebensqualität erfreuen sich wachsenden Interesses. Results From the Course-of-Homelessness Study.
Because the characteristics of the homeless population were unknown, we first conducted a pre-sampling survey to determine a proportionate allocation of the main interviews in three nested sampling strata. Objective and subjective quality of life of the homeless subjects was clearly worse than that of the domiciled group in the areas of living situation, family and social relations, employment, daily activities, and legal and safety problems. Homeless had a shorter length of inpatient stay. Die Ergebnisse werden vor dem Hintergrund der Entwicklung der Psychiatrie im Untersuchungszeitraum diskutiert.
Kostenermittlung in einem fragmentierten psychiatrischen Versorgungssystem. Mental health care research clearly dominated social-psychiatric research in the period investigated. Göttingen, Bern, Toronto, Seattle: At baseline higher quality of life was associated with less severe depressive and psychotic symptoms, less use of alcohol and drugs, and more social support. Therefore, this study investigates what is reported in German language publications on mental health service research. In particular, it was assessed what forms of care had been studied and what characteristics of care were reported.
By contrast, articles devoted to the study of psycho-social causes of mental disorders and psycho-social determinants of its course were rather rare. Die Ergebnisse werden vor dem Hintergrund der Entwicklung der Psychiatrie im Untersuchungszeitraum diskutiert. Keep me logged in. Analyse des Zusammenhangs von psychiatrischer Morbidität und Lebensqualität einer Risikogruppe mit akuter Gefährdung des Abrutschens in die Wohnungslosigkeit. Based on data of a psychiatric case register we analysed 16247 people consecutively referred to psychiatric hospitals of a catchment area in Switzerland between 1998 and 2001. It is designed to evaluate the degree of achievement of developmental goals at each of several periods of a subject's life before the onset of schizophrenia.
Nach wie vor sucht man praktisch vergebens Untersuchungen, die sich mit psychosozialen Einflüssen auf die Entstehung und den Verlauf psychischer Erkrankungen beschäftigen. Health care inequalities were found with regard to pathways to inpatient care high rate of compulsory and emergency admissions, low involvement of GPs and hospital stay shorter stay, less improvement. Gleiches gilt für das Problem der Stigmatisierung psychisch Kranker. Severe depression was registered in 20.
This study aims to assess the psychiatric morbidity of persons at risk of homelessness and to analyze correlations and risk factors between homelessness and mental disorders. We have found that 35. Services have to be tailored to meet the needs of this special group.
Thus, the quality of life became a critical variable in determining the effectiveness of mental health treatment. The mean score on the World Health Organization-Five Well-being Index for the 396 participants with no missing values was 11. Kostenermittlung in einem fragmentierten psychiatrischen Versorgungssystem. This study aims to assess the psychiatric morbidity of persons at risk of homelessness and to analyze correlations and risk factors between homelessness and mental disorders. Findings are discussed with reference to the utility of a hierarchical model of life satisfaction that incorporates domain-specific, as well as global, satisfaction. Interventions most likely to improve the quality of life of homeless persons with mental illness include those that stress maintenance of stable housing and provision of food and clothing and that address physical health problems and train individuals to minimize their risk of victimization.
Continuing health promotion projects for this high-risk group and the strengthening of social resources are recommended. The aim of the study was to reliably assess the 6-month and lifetime prevalence of mental illness according to DSM-III criteria in a representative sample of homeless individuals in the city of Munich, Germany. In homeless population, health care measures should be focused on prevention and treatment of mental health disorders and chronic somatic diseases. Suchterkrankungen dominieren, aber auch Psychosen, affektive Störungen und Persönlichkeitsstörungen werden signifikant häufiger als in der Allgemeinbevölkerung gefunden.