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Implementation of treatment guidelines for specialist mental health care

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Implementation of treatment guidelines for specialist mental health care
Published by
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, January 2014
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd009780.pub2
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Barbui, Corrado, Girlanda, Francesca, Ay, Esra, Cipriani, Andrea, Becker, Thomas, Koesters, Markus


A huge gap exists between the production of evidence and its take-up in clinical practice settings. To fill this gap, treatment guidelines, based on explicit assessments of the evidence base, are commonly employed in several fields of medicine, including schizophrenia and related psychotic disorders. It remains unclear, however, whether treatment guidelines have any impact on provider performance and patient outcomes, and how implementation should be conducted to maximise benefit.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
France 1 <1%
Pakistan 1 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
Unknown 137 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 22 15%
Researcher 19 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 19 13%
Student > Bachelor 18 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 8 6%
Other 22 15%
Unknown 34 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 38 27%
Psychology 30 21%
Nursing and Health Professions 14 10%
Social Sciences 6 4%
Business, Management and Accounting 3 2%
Other 17 12%
Unknown 34 24%