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Patients versus rehabilitation practitioners: a comparison of assessments of needs for care.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9533969     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: A group of 47 young adults suffering from schizophrenia was interviewed to garner their views on their needs for care. METHOD: Three members of a specialized multidisciplinary rehabilitation team, who had been caring for these patients, on average, for the past 4 years, completed a questionnaire to assess the needs for care of these individuals. Patient and staff assessments were then compared. RESULTS: Patients and staff do not share similar views on the presence of clinical and social problems. Further analyses of the perceived importance of living-skills deficits, the perceived difficulties in dealing with these, and the recent developments in rehabilitation practices challenge whether patient-staff consensus is indeed essential for rehabilitation. CONCLUSION: We propose that staff should listen to patients' points of view more carefully, especially in the areas of work, studies, and independent living.
Authors:
G Comtois; C Morin; A Lesage; P Lalonde; E Likavcanova; G L'Ecuyer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie     Volume:  43     ISSN:  0706-7437     ISO Abbreviation:  Can J Psychiatry     Publication Date:  1998 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-06-09     Completed Date:  1998-06-09     Revised Date:  2007-08-01    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7904187     Medline TA:  Can J Psychiatry     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  159-65     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Clinique Jeunes Adultes, Hôpital Louis-H. Lafontaine, Montreal, Quebec.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Activities of Daily Living
Adult
Attitude of Health Personnel*
Female
Health Services Needs and Demand*
Hospitals, Psychiatric
Humans
Interpersonal Relations
Male
Observer Variation
Patient Acceptance of Health Care*
Patient Care Planning / standards*
Schizophrenia / rehabilitation*
Schizophrenic Psychology

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