• Does primary care mental health resourcing affect the use and costs of secondary psychiatric services? 

      Sadeniemi, Minna; Pirkola, Sami; Pankakoski, Maiju; Joffe, Grigori; Kontio, Raija; Malin, Maili; Ala-Nikkola, Taina; Wahlbeck, Kristian (2014)
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      Collaborative care models for treatment of depression and anxiety disorders in primary care have been shown to be effective. The aim of this study was to investigate at the municipal level to what extent investment in ...
    • How size matters: exploring the association between quality of mental health services and catchment area size 

      Ala-Nikkola, Taina; Sadeniemi, Minna; Kaila, Minna; Sarni, Samuli; Kontio, Raija; Pirkola, Sami; Joffe, Grigori; Oranta, Olli; Wahlbeck, Kristian (2016)
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      BACKGROUND: The diversity of mental health and substance abuse services (MHS) available to service users is seen as an indicator of the quality of the service system. In most countries MHS are provided by a mix of public, ...
    • Regional Correlates of Psychiatric Inpatient Treatment 

      Ala-Nikkola, Taina; Pirkola, Sami; Kaila, Minna; Saarni, Samuli; Joffe, Grigori; Kontio, Raija; Oranta, Olli; Sadeniemi, Minna; Wahlbeck, Kristian (2016)
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      Current reforms of mental health and substance abuse services (MHS) emphasize community-based care and the downsizing of psychiatric hospitals. Reductions in acute and semi-acute hospital beds are achieved through shortened ...
    • Size matters - determinants of modern, community-oriented mental health services 

      Ala-Nikkola, Taina; Pirkola, Sami; Kontio, Raija; Joffe, Grigori; Pankakoski, Maiju; Malin, Maili; Sadeniemi, Minna; Kaila, Minna; Wahlbeck, Kristian (2014)
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      Governances, structures and contents of mental health services are being reformed across countries. There is a need for data to support those changes. The aim of this study was to explore the quality, i.e., diversity and ...