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Case management in psychiatry


Case management is a process in which all services are provided together and in coordinative to meet individuals’ various needs (treatment, social, accommodation, financial, resting, cultural needs). It is a caring method which takes into consideration the satisfaction of the patient and the caregivers and the cost and provides management of medical concerns of the individuals in a holistic way. With case management, it is aimed to improve an individual’s problem-solving, professional and social skills, to increase leisure time activities and development of functionality with independence of the individual, and due to its this aspect, it has been reported to be an effective method for individuals with chronic mental diseases. In our country, however, the issue of case management is of vital importance in order to increase quality of care and reduce costs in community health centers where a holistic service model is practiced psychiatric treatment, in which psychiatric treatment, rehabilitation and inter-institutional coordination are conducted. Therefore, in this compilation, representation of definition, objectives, characteristics, types and information concerning its benefits in practice of case manage-ment is aimed.

Yayınlandığı Kaynak : Psikiyatride Güncel Yaklaşımlar
  • Yıl : 2019
  • DOI : 10.18863/pgy.414600
  • Cilt : 11
  • ISSN : 1309-0658
  • Sayı : 2
  • eISSN : 1309-0674
  • Sayfa Aralığı : 214-222
  • IO Kayıt No : 97041
  • Yayıncı : Çukurova Üniversitesi