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Table 3 Service utilization during 6-month period prior to epicenter care versus during first 6 months of epicenter care

From: The Early Psychosis Intervention Center (EPICENTER): development and six-month outcomes of an American first-episode psychosis clinical service

  6-Month Period Prior to EPICENTER Care First 6 Months of EPICENTER Care
Outpatient Mental Health Visits (Non-EPICENTER) M = 14.59 M = 26.13
Outpatient Mental Health Visits (EPICENTER) N/A M = 14.94
Antipsychotic Medication (chlorpromazine equivalent) M = 331.74 mg M = 288.72 mg
Inpatient Hospitalization (Number of Episodes) M = 0.88 M = 0.33*
Inpatient Hospitalizations (Number of Days) M = 13.18 M = 4.80*
Contact with the Legal System (Number of Episodes) M = 2.00 M = 0.73*
  1. *p < 0.05 as compared to value for 6 month period prior to EPICENTER care