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Increased influence and collaboration: A qualitative study of patients' experiences of community treatment orders within an assertive community treatment setting
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-09-23)
Background: Since 2009, 14 assertive community treatment (ACT) teams have started up in Norway. Over 30 % of the patients treated by the ACT teams were subject to community treatment orders (CTOs) at intake. CTOs are legal mechanisms to secure treatment adherence for patients with severe mental illness. Little is known about patients’ views and experiences of CTOs within an ACT context. Methods: ...
How clinicians make decisions about CTOs in ACT: a qualitative study
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-09-22)
<p><i>Background</i>: The first 12 Norwegian assertive community treatment (ACT) teams were piloted from 2009 to 2011. Of the 338 patients included during the teams’ first year of operation, 38% were subject to community treatment orders (CTOs). In Norway as in many other Western countries, the use of CTOs is relatively high despite lack of robust evidence for their effectiveness. The purpose of the ...
Responsibilities with conflicting priorities: A qualitative study of ACT providers’ experiences with community treatment orders
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-04-18)
Background: Patients with severe mental illness may be subjected to Community Treatment Orders (CTOs) in order to secure that the patients adhere to treatment. Few studies have investigated the use of CTOs within an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) setting, and little is known about how the tension between the patients’ autonomy and the clinicians’ responsibility to act in the patients’ best ...
Which factors influence psychiatric diagnosing in substance abuse treatment?
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2013)
The importance of diagnosing and treating co-occurring psychiatric disorders among substance abusers in treatment has received much attention. The aim of this study was to investigate to which extent co-occurring psychiatric disorders are diagnosed in a clinical population of substance abusers, and which factors (including the use of MINI-Plus) that influence the diagnosing of co-occurring psychiatric ...