Outpatient Treatment of Schizophrenics

Social Skills and Problem-Solving Training
  • Jeffrey A. Kelly
  • Danuta M. Lamparski


In the United States, over 1% of the population carries a diagnosis of schizophrenia. Schizophrenics occupy one-third to one-half of all psychiatric hospital beds (Goodwin & Guze, 1979), and compared to other psychiatric patients, require longer inpatient treatment, show lower levels of adjustment following discharge, and return more frequently to the hospital.


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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeffrey A. Kelly
    • 1
  • Danuta M. Lamparski
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryUniversity of Mississippi Medical CenterJacksonUSA

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