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Source: The Cochrane Collaborative
Last Reviewed: April 2001
Workgroups: Mental Health and Mental Disorders Workgroup
In this Cochrane systematic review, the Cochrane Collaborative found that giving people with suspected serious mental illness a prompt just before their first appointment at a mental health clinic may encourage them to attend. Researchers found that prompting people with an orientation letter may be more effective than giving them a telephone prompt.
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Reda, S., Rowett, M., & Makhoul, S. (2001) Prompts to encourage appointment attendance for people with serious mental illness. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2001 (2). DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002085.