Protection and advocacy for the mentally ill: new hope for emotionally disturbed children?


:A study was conducted to ascertain the potential effect of recent federal protection and advocacy legislation (Public Law 99-319) on the lives of mentally ill children. Findings indicate a strong potential, especially regarding efforts to improve community based services. Implications for mental health professionals and CMHCs are examined.


Petr C,Poertner J




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1989-07-01 00:00:00












  • Landlords' experiences of housing tenants suffering from severe mental illness: a Swedish empirical study.

    abstract::The aim of this Swedish study was to describe landlords' experiences of having tenants suffering from severe mental illness. Sixteen landlords working in private and public housing agencies participated in open in-depth interviews. Data were subjected to a thematic latent content analysis. The results showed that havi...

    journal_title:Community mental health journal

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Bengtsson-Tops A,Hansson L

    更新日期:2014-01-01 00:00:00

  • A community ability scale for chronically mentally ill consumers: Part II. Applications.

    abstract::The authors describe uses for a 17-item instrument that efficiently measures the functioning level of chronically mentally ill persons living in the community. The Multnomah Community Ability Scale is designed to be completed by case managers who work with chronically mentally ill consumers. The instrument is sensitiv...

    journal_title:Community mental health journal

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Barker S,Barron N,McFarland BH,Bigelow DA,Carnahan T

    更新日期:1994-10-01 00:00:00

  • The predicament of the newly separated.

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    journal_title:Community mental health journal

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Bloom BL,Hodges WF

    更新日期:1981-01-01 00:00:00

  • The effect of psychiatric rehabilitation on the activity and participation level of clients with long-term psychiatric disabilities.

    abstract::During the last decades of the 20th century, many psychiatric hospitals changed the living environments of their clients with long-term psychiatric disabilities. We investigated the effect of this environmental psychiatric rehabilitation and normalization process on the activity and participation level of such clients...

    journal_title:Community mental health journal

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    更新日期:2003-12-01 00:00:00

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    journal_title:Community mental health journal

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    journal_title:Community mental health journal

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    更新日期:2020-04-01 00:00:00

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    journal_title:Community mental health journal

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    journal_title:Community mental health journal

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    更新日期:2000-06-01 00:00:00

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    journal_title:Community mental health journal

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    更新日期:2010-02-01 00:00:00

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    abstract::Integration and normalization are goals within the community-based care of people with mental illness. The implementation of this care policy has led to increased contact between people with mental illness and so-called normal people and society at large. But we know little about how this change affects the former pat...

    journal_title:Community mental health journal

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Ekeland TJ,Bergem R

    更新日期:2006-06-01 00:00:00

  • Intake policy as a community organization tool.

    abstract::The intake policy of an agency is presented as an integral part of an agency's impact upon community organization and hence as crucial in the effectiveness and efficiency with which it carries out the mission of total community care. Three possible models for intake policy are elaborated: direct service, extended comm...

    journal_title:Community mental health journal

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    更新日期:1969-02-01 00:00:00

  • Individual freedom, law, and social welfare.

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    journal_title:Community mental health journal

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    更新日期:1967-03-01 00:00:00

  • A qualitative analysis of barriers, challenges, and successes in meeting the needs of Hurricane Katrina evacuee families.

    abstract::Hurricane Katrina caused many individuals to evacuate to towns and cities throughout the United States. Psychological First Aid (PFA) is a treatment program designed to help clinicians and other disaster relief workers address the needs of adults, youth, and families immediately following disasters. We conducted focus...

    journal_title:Community mental health journal

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Legerski JP,Vernberg EM,Noland BJ

    更新日期:2012-12-01 00:00:00

  • Durability of innovations: how goal attainment scaling programs fare over time.

    abstract::Why do some implementations in human service settings of goal attainment scaling (GAS), an innovative program evaluation technique, last over time, whereas others die out despite an initially successful period of operation? To provide some tentative answers to this question and to help shed more light generally on dif...

    journal_title:Community mental health journal

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    更新日期:1980-07-01 00:00:00

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    journal_title:Community mental health journal

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


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    更新日期:1994-06-01 00:00:00

  • US Veterans' Court Programs: An Inventory and Analysis of National Survey Data.

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    journal_title:Community mental health journal

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Johnson RS,Stolar AG,McGuire JF,Clark S,Coonan LA,Hausknecht P,Graham DP

    更新日期:2016-02-01 00:00:00

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    journal_title:Community mental health journal

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Mares AS,Greenberg GA,Rosenheck RA

    更新日期:2008-10-01 00:00:00

  • Advance directives for subjects of research who have fluctuating cognitive impairments due to psychotic disorders (such as schizophrenia).

    abstract::Current and coincident biomedical advances make this an opportune time to encourage research with subjects who have fluctuating cognitive impairments due to disorders like schizophrenia. Effecting research with a heterogeneous population who may have impaired decision-making capacity that diminishes their autonomy, wh...

    journal_title:Community mental health journal

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Backlar P

    更新日期:1998-06-01 00:00:00

  • Self-rated assessment of needs for mental health care: a qualitative analysis.

    abstract::This study explored perceived mental health-related needs and barriers to meeting them in primary and mental health care settings. Fifty-one participants completed the Perceived Need for Care Questionnaire and an interview to qualitatively explore the meanings behind self-identified needs for medication, information, ...

    journal_title:Community mental health journal

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Fossey E,Harvey C,Mokhtari MR,Meadows GN

    更新日期:2012-08-01 00:00:00

  • Stigma Towards Mental Illness Among Tanta University Students, Egypt.

    abstract::A "mental disorder" can be defined as a "behavioral or psychological syndrome that occurs in an individual. It represents about 13% of the global disease burden which is expected increase to 15% by 2020. Moreover, by 2020, depression is expected to be second to ischemic heart disease as a contributor in the global dis...

    journal_title:Community mental health journal

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Shehata WM,Abdeldaim DE

    更新日期:2020-04-01 00:00:00

  • Physical wellness and employment status among adults with serious mental illness.

    abstract::This study examined whether concurrent medical status contributes to employment outcomes among those with psychiatric disabilities. Thirty-five percent (n = 70) of the 200 participants reported being currently employed. Sixty-three percent (n = 127) reported one or more co-occurring medical conditions; thirty-six perc...

    journal_title:Community mental health journal

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Goldberg RW,Hackman A,Medoff DR,Brown C,Fang LJ,Dickerson F,Kreyenbuhl J,Dixon L

    更新日期:2008-08-01 00:00:00

  • Children's adjustment and child mental health service use: the role of parents' attitudes and personal service use in an upper middle class sample.

    abstract::Forty-one parents and their children (20 girls and 21 boys, mean age = 4.33 years, SD = 1.30) participated in a study to examine how parents' personal use of mental health services related to their attitudes toward child mental health services as well as to their children's adjustment. Results indicated that parents' ...

    journal_title:Community mental health journal

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Turner EA,Liew J

    更新日期:2010-06-01 00:00:00

  • Differences in Use of Government Subsidised Mental Health Services by Men and Women with Psychological Distress: A Study of 229,628 Australians Aged 45 Years and Over.

    abstract::This study examined factors associated with use of government subsidised mental health services by 229,628 men and women from the Sax Institute's 45 and Up Study. Logistical regression models assessed use of mental health services by gender and according to level of psychological distress. Approximately equal proporti...

    journal_title:Community mental health journal

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Dolja-Gore X,Loxton D,D'Este C,Blyth F,Byles J

    更新日期:2018-10-01 00:00:00

  • Beyond the continuum of care: conceptualizing day treatment for children and youth.

    abstract::Traditionally, any program in the middle of the continuum of care--between inpatient and outpatient treatment on the dimensions of intensity and expense--has been called day treatment. This conception has yielded a diversity of programs, some of which are nebulously articulated and poorly understood. Day treatment sho...

    journal_title:Community mental health journal

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Topp DB

    更新日期:1991-04-01 00:00:00

  • Ableist Microaggressions and the Mental Health of Disabled Adults.

    abstract::Microaggressions perpetuate inequalities and stereotypes against people from marginalized communities. Research demonstrates that ongoing experiences of identity-related microaggressions can negatively impact mental health outcomes, increase somatic symptoms, and increase negative affect. This study explores the relat...

    journal_title:Community mental health journal

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Kattari SK

    更新日期:2020-08-01 00:00:00

  • Clinical outcomes of integrated psychiatric and general medical care.

    abstract::This pilot study explored the feasibility of providing integrated primary and psychiatric care in a primary care setting and compared preliminary outcomes to those from a traditional care model. The study population consisted of 23 patients who received integrated medical and psychiatric care in a primary care clinic ...

    journal_title:Community mental health journal

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Snyder K,Dobscha SK,Ganzini L,Hoffman WF,Delorit MA

    更新日期:2008-06-01 00:00:00

  • Consumer perspectives on information and other inputs to decision-making: implications for evidence-based practice.

    abstract::This study is an exploration of mental health consumers' perspectives on information, including scientific information, and on other inputs to decision-making. Four focus groups were held with severely mentally ill consumers at two sites in the summer of 2005. Consumers varied in age, race and diagnosis. Participant r...

    journal_title:Community mental health journal

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Tanenbaum SJ

    更新日期:2008-10-01 00:00:00

  • Hopes and Wishes of Clients with Mentally Illness in Hong Kong.

    abstract::Recovery is a progressive process involving support to people with mental illness to take control of their life through the enhancement of motivation, self-drive, and responsibility. Drawing on qualitative interviews with 61 patients with mental illness aged between 40 and 75 in the community or residential settings, ...

    journal_title:Community mental health journal

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Lai DWL,Chan KC,Daoust GD,Xie XJ

    更新日期:2021-01-28 00:00:00

  • Older adult users of outpatient mental health services.

    abstract::Descriptive demographic, clinical and interview data from clients of an outpatient mental health clinic for older adults are presented. These clients are better educated and have a more frequent history of marital difficulties than older adults in general. Although a significant minority received V code and Adjustment...

    journal_title:Community mental health journal

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Speer DC,Williams J,West H,Dupree L

    更新日期:1991-02-01 00:00:00

  • Training the secretary in community mental health: a second model for integrating secretaries into the therapeutic team in community mental health.

    abstract::The secretaries in community mental health centers have functions that transcend their job descriptions. Their performance of these functions contributes to the success or failure of their centers' therapeutic programs. The Mental Health Training Institute of North Carolina initiated two separate pilot training progra...

    journal_title:Community mental health journal

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Nyman GW,Watson D,Schmidt D,James SE

    更新日期:1975-07-01 00:00:00