SCHIZOPHRENIA PATIENT OUTCOMES RESEARCH TEAM (PORT)

Group of research workers set up in 1992 by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, along with the National Institute of Mental Health. The group performed a five year investigation to evaluate the treatment methods and control of schizophrenia (consisting of pharmacotherapies, psychological and family interventions, vocational rehabilitation, and assertive community treatment) and consequently created fifteen suggestions for enhancing client results. The research workers examined the materials on schizophrenia therapy results as well as questioned an arbitrary sample of 719 patients identified as having schizophrenia in two U.S. states to ascertain how the medical information compared to real clinical approaches in outpatient and inpatient situations in both city and non-urban locations. It was discovered that the general levels wherein patients

SCHIZOPHRENIA PATIENT OUTCOMES RESEARCH TEAM (PORT): "The Schizophrenia Patient Outcomes Research Team was established in 1992."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "SCHIZOPHRENIA PATIENT OUTCOMES RESEARCH TEAM (PORT)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/schizophrenia-patient-outcomes-research-team-port/ (accessed August 16, 2018).
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