People with Severe Mental Disorders in Israel: An Integrated View of the Service Systems

By Denise Naon, Noam Fischman, Naomi Struch, Yechiel Shereshevsky, Noga Daniel

Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute, 2009

The importance of community rehabilitation for people with severe mental disorders has earned growing recognition in recent years as reflected by a significant increase in the availability of rehabilitation services and the legislation of the Community-Based Rehabilitation of the Mentally Disabled Act (2000). The development of a rehabilitation system also follows an attempt to significantly downsize psychiatric hospitalization. Hospitalization days have decreased dramatically in the past two decades, which makes it even more important to provide rehabilitation services in the community.

Topic: Social Services, Institutional Care, Mental Health

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Genre: Report

Coverage: Israel

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Naon, Denise. Fischman, Noam. Struch, Naomi. Shereshevsky, Yechiel. Daniel, Noga. People with Severe Mental Disorders in Israel: An Integrated View of the Service Systems. Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute. 2009: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=13514


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