"Journal of psychiatry is one of the Best journals in Community psychiatry. The field is considered in its broadest perspective, including theory, practice and research applications related to all ages, special populations, settings, and interdisciplinary collaborations in both the public and private sectors.
Community mental health services aims to support or treat people with mental disorders in a domiciliary setting, instead of a psychiatric hospital. Community care is the operation of health and social services in settings, which meet patients needs, as far as possible, in their normal physical and personal environments. With the aim to have a set-up of services that joins statutory, voluntary and self-help agencies, that are synchronized with the multidisciplinary teams liaising with primary care, reachable and user-responsive, providing choice, flexibility and liability. Community psychiatry is based on the fact that people with psychiatric problems can be most efficiently helped when links are maintained with family, friends, work colleagues and society in general. As many patients and their relatives prefer psychiatric care to be provided in a community setting, services need to be maintained in such a way that allows most patients to receive treatment near to their homes. With the accessibility of effective psychiatric medication, it is possible to treat most patients with psychiatric illnesses within the community. Only the acutely ill, disturbed or those with risks of violence or suicide need to be hospitalized. They should be discharged back to the community to continue further management once their conditions are stabilized.
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Last date updated on May, 2014