Coordinated Specialty Care

 

Comprehensive Versus Usual Community Care For First Episode Psychosis: Two-Year Outcomes From The NIMH RAISE Early Treatment Program

John Kane, Delbert Robinson, Nina Schooler, Kim Mueser, David Penn, Robert Rosenheck, Jean Addington, Mary Brunette, Christoph Correll, Sue Estroff, Patricia Marcy, James Robinson,Piper Meyer-Kalos, Jennifer Gottlieb, Shirley Glynn, David Lynde, Ronny Pipes, Benji Kurian, Alexander Miller, Susan Azrin, Amy Goldstein,Joanne Severe, Haiqun Lin, Kyaw Sint, Majnu John, and Robert Heinssen

Comprehensive care for first episode psychosis can be implemented in U.S. community clinics, and improves functional and clinical outcomes. Effects are more pronounced for those with shorter duration of untreated psychosis.


Robert Rosenheck, Douglas Leslie, Kyaw Sint, Haiqun Lin, Delbert Robinson, Nina Schooler, Kim Mueser, David Penn, Jean Addington, Mary Brunette, Christoph Correll, Sue Estroff, Patricia Marcy, James Robinson, Joanne Severe, Agnes Rupp, Michael Schoenbaum, and John Kane

This study showed that a comprehensive service package for FEP can improve quality of life, albeit at increased costs. However, the value of the achieved clinical benefit appears to justify these additional expenditures, especially for clients with shorter DUP, and when generic prices for antipsychotic medication are applied.