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Table 4 Synthesis of the main bivariate and multivariate significant results regarding community care and service responsiveness factors

From: Overview of post-discharge predictors for psychiatric re-hospitalisations: a systematic review of the literature

Community care and service responsiveness factors No. of sig. Studies/Total no. of studies Main significant results bivariate Main significant results multivariate
Case management programs 7/12 Mixed results Risk factor: 5 Receiving or requiring more intensive case management. Being assigned to ACT team. More outreach care. More case management. Having intensive case management outreach Risk factor: 1 Assignment to a residential program and/or to case management
Protective factor: 1 Case management
Protective factor: 1 Case management
Compulsory outpatient treatment 5/5 Mixed results Protective factor: 2 Being on CTO. Being on CTO Risk factor: 2 Being on CTO at discharge
Protective factor: 2 Community initiated CTOs. CTO + intensive community care
Continuity of care practices and programs 9/14 Mixed results Protective factor: 7 Being part of a CoC research program. *Receipt of continuous treatment. Being followed-up by inpatient staff in a hospital setting. *Being followed-up continuously. Receiving a complex PD intervention from the OP psychiatrist. Follow-up through decision support tool. Follow-up through mobile app Risk factor: 1 Service connectedness
Protective factor: 1 Reviewing the individual service plan, a change in the treating team
  1. *indicates that the results are significant only for subgrups of the studied population