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Community Mental Health Journal

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01.08.2020 | Original Paper Open Access

The Systemic Assessment Clinic, a Novel Method for Assessing Patients in General Adult Psychiatry: Presentation and Preliminary Service Evaluation

The traditional model of psychiatric assessment and diagnosis can be criticised as reductive. We developed an innovative model for psychiatric assessment of adult patients referred to our adult mental health team, the Systemic Assessment Clinic …

31.07.2020 | Original Paper

A Thematic Analysis of the Multidisciplinary Team Understanding of the 5P Team Formulation Model and Its Evaluation on a Psychosis Rehabilitation Unit

There is a dearth of research investigating team formulation in mental health services. This research investigated the multidisciplinary team understanding of the 5P team formulation model and its evaluation on a psychosis rehabilitation unit. Six …

31.07.2020 | Original Paper

Community Violence, PTSD, Hopelessness, Substance Use, and Perpetuation of Violence in an Urban Environment

We investigated the relationships among chronic violence exposure, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptom severity, hopelessness, substance use, and perpetuation of violence to facilitate the development of trauma-related interventions for …

30.07.2020 | COVID-19 | Fresh Focus Zur Zeit gratis

The Use of Digital Applications and COVID-19

Mobile health apps are becoming increasingly popular amongst users who are turning to digital platforms to aid their mental wellbeing. As a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare staff as well as recovering patients may suffer from …

30.07.2020 | Original Paper

Typology of Currently or Formerly Homeless Individuals Based on Their Use of Health and Social Services

This study identified profiles among 455 currently or formerly homeless individuals in Quebec (Canada), based on health and social service use. Using latent class analysis, four profiles were identified that grouped individuals with: (1) few …

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Community Mental Health Journal is devoted to the evaluation and improvement of public sector mental health services for people affected by severe mental disorders, serious emotional disturbances and/or addictions.

Coverage includes:

  • nationally representative epidemiologic projects
  • intervention research involving benefit and risk comparisons between service programs
  • methodology, such as instrumentation, where particularly pertinent to public sector behavioral health evaluation or research

For questions related to this journal, please contact the Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Jacqueline Feldman, at

*Please note: All studies must be approved by human subjects committees (also known as institutional review boards). At the end of the Methods section, authors must state which human subject committee (IRB) approved the study.

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