FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE-IMPLEMENTING THE BIO-PSYCHO-SOCIAL MODEL IN CLINICAL AND RESEARCH ACTIVITIES IN THE BEER-SHEVA MENTAL... Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • Abstract The Beer Sheva Mental Health Center is the second largest mental health hospital in Israel and provides acute and chronic in-patient services for the entire population of the Southern District of Israel, from Ashdod to Eilat (about 1.2 million people) from adolescence to the elderly. The outpatient services include a variety of regional specialty services such as bipolar, eating disorders, anxiety, neuromodulation, gender-oriented, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, sleep, dual diagnosis, geronto-psychiatry and post-traumatic stress disorder clinics and various rehabilitation day-care services. The emergency department provides 24 hour services with a 30-bed intensive care ward alongside it. The center offers up to date bio-psycho-social treatment and rehabilitation care, provided by academically- approved clinical social workers, psychologists, nursing staff and psychiatrists, all of …

publication date

  • December 1, 2016