Please note that a new online early paper has been published in the Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry!
Section: Original Paper
Authors: Saloma P, Chan KG, Ong MF
Keywords: Community, People with Mental illness, Non-compliance, Relapse, Social Isolation
Abstract: Owing to reduced inpatient stays, people with mental illness (PMI) were often discharged from the hospital in ‘acute’ conditions. During this transition period of fragility, the relocation of care from hospital to home has tremendous impact on every aspect of a family’s life as they need to face a challenging task of caring especially when they are ‘not ready’ and ‘ignorant’ about the chronicity and severity of the illness.
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