Psychiatric Day Hospital Treatment

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Technische Universität Dresden

Status

Completed

Conditions

Depressive Disorders
Adjustment Disorders
Schizophrenia
Anxiety Disorders
Personality Disorders

Treatments

Behavioral: acute psychiatric day care

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT00153959
QLG4-CT-2000-01700

Details and patient eligibility

About

The aim of the study was to compare the effectiveness of acute psychiatric day care to conventional inpatient care within a cross-national multi-site randomised controlled trial.

Sex

All

Ages

18 to 65 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Patients must have presented with a mental disorder with current symptoms that had either led to at least a moderate disturbance in performance in more than one area of daily living or had jeopardized the residential, financial or occupational status of the patient or his family
  • Treatments other than inpatient or day hospital care must have been inadequate or not sufficiently effective for the patient's current mental state

Exclusion criteria

  • Temporary admission for diagnostic purposes or for other reasons
  • Under 18 or over 65 years
  • Admission without consent of the patient (according to country-specific legal regulations)
  • One-way journey to hospital longer than 60 minutes
  • Suicidal risk
  • Risk to others
  • Degree of severity of the disorder requires measures restrictive of the patient's freedom on the day of admission, or a 1:1 supervision, or deems such probable
  • Acute intoxication
  • Main clinical diagnosis: addictive disorder
  • Presence of a somatic disorder requiring inpatient care
  • Direct transfer from a different hospital
  • Homelessness
  • Need for constant pick-up and delivery service
  • Inability to give informed consent with respect to participating in the study

Trial contacts and locations

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