Longitudinal outcome of young adults who participated in a psychiatric vocational rehabilitation program

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Department of Psychiatry, Center for Mental Health Services Research; Center for Health Policy and Research, Vol: 22, Issue: 4

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Ellison, Marsha Langer; Danley, Karen Sue; Bromberg, Clifford; Palmer-Erbs, Victoria
Mentally Disabled Persons; Young Adult; Mental Health Services; Employment, Supported; Work; Rehabilitation, Vocational; Health Services Research; Mental and Social Health; Psychiatric and Mental Health; Psychiatry; Psychiatry and Psychology
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A longitudinal study presents the outcomes for participants in a psychiatric rehabilitation program for young adults. Five to nine years after the baseline and end of intervention, participants showed a maintenance of in initial gains in vocational and educational status, self-esteem scores, and hospitalization rates. Additional data on work outcomes and quality of life are presented.