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A tiered model of psychogeriatric service delivery: an evidence- based approach

Draper, Brian; Brodaty, Henry; Low, Lee-Fay


Background: Previous models of mental health care for older persons have not considered the full spectrum of mental disorders. Aim: To describe a tiered model for comprehensive evidence-based planning of service delivery for mental disorders in late life. Method: The model depictstiers of mental disorders in ascending order of severity and consequent interventions required. Results: Interventio ns aim both to avert individuals from moving up tiers (prevention) and to move individuals down tiers...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
DOI: 10.1002/gps.1541


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