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Early intervention unit. The building up and clinical experience of a community-based unit for early intervention
Journal Title: PSICOBIETTIVO 
Author/s: Renato M. Menichincheri 
Year:  2018 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  19 Pg. 89-107 FullText PDF:  131 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PSOB2018-001006
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The ten-year experience of Early Intervention is presented in the early stages of psychosis, implemented in the Mental Health Department of the ASL Roma 3. In it, a synthesis was sought between the competences already present in the Department and the scientific and organizational innovations coming from the Literature and from the international experiences (intervention models, neuro and cognitive partner rehabilitation, tutoring, etc.). The challenge is to provide a timely, intensive, pro-active intervention, in which the various components are activated simultaneously (drugs, psychological support, family intervention, maintenance of social roles - school, work, free time). The goal is to achieve not only a clinical recovery but also a functional one, by activating personal and family skills to allow a lasting change and re-adaptation, respectful of the needs and aspirations of the patient and his context, but also to help recognize and accept limits and difficulties.
Keywords: Multidimensional Assessment; Pro-Active Attitude; Family Involvement; Early Interventions; Simultaneity.

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Renato M. Menichincheri, Early intervention unit. The building up and clinical experience of a community-based unit for early intervention in "PSICOBIETTIVO" 1/2018, pp. 89-107, DOI:10.3280/PSOB2018-001006

   

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