Research Paper Title
The Relationship Between Hospital and Community Psychiatry: Complements, Not Substitutes?
Community-based psychiatric services are essential to mental health. For decades, researchers, advocates, and policy makers have presumed that expanding the supply of these services hinges on reducing the supply of hospital-based care.
Cross-national data from the World Health Organisation call this presumption into question.
Community and hospital psychiatry appear to be complements, not substitutes.
Perera, I.M. (2020) The Relationship Between Hospital and Community Psychiatry: Complements, Not Substitutes? Psychiatric Services (Washington, D.C.). doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201900086. [Epub ahead of print].