Year: 1993 Source: Evaluation and Program Planning, v.16, (1993), p.347-363 SIEC No: 19960165

A conceptual framework for classifying the outcomes of services for severe mental disorders sufferers is used to organize an illustrative review of existing outcome measures. It is concluded that: measures of safety & welfare require considerable development; more attention needs to be focused on defining & measuring “life satisfaction & fulfillment”; the functional status area requires additional research & development; the family perspective & context must be integrated into clinical measures.