Year: 1983 Source: American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, v.53, no.2, (April 1983), p.303-314 SIEC No: 19850190

The design of live assessment contexts that more closely approximate the demands of life in the community than do measures upon which dispositional decisions are currently based is proposed. The usefulness of two such contexts in predicting the community reentry performance of 205 briefly hospitalized psychiatric patients is examined and discussed.