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Carter et al., 2013: Receiving periodic caring notes from a hospital reduced hospital readmissions among at-risk patients over five years

Reference:

Carter, G. L., Clover, K., Whyte, I. M., Dawson, A. H., & D'este, C. (2013). Postcards from the EDge: 5-year outcomes of a randomised controlled trial for hospital-treated self-poisoning. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 202(5), 372-380.
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Summary:

Receiving a series of caring notes from a hospital following a self-poisoning incident reduced psychiatric readmissions by a third over the next 5 years.

Psychological Process:

What Desired Meaning is At Stake?

What is the Person Trying to Understand?

To Feel Connected, Included, Respected, and Valued by Others

Approach to Desired Meaning

What about it?

Remedy Threats to Belonging that Undermine Functioning

Psychological Question Addressed

Am I noticed by others?

Psychological Process 2:

Need

What is the Person Trying to Understand?

What Desired Meaning is At Stake?

What Desired Meaning is At Stake?

What About it?

Approach to Desired Meaning

Approach to Desired Meaning

How?

Psychological Question Addressed

Psychological Question Addressed

Psychological Question Addressed

Psychological Process 3:

Need

What Desired Meaning is At Stake?

Approach to Desired Meaning

How?

Psychological Question Addressed

Bolstering beliefs about social connectedness

Psychological Question Addressed

Am I noticed by others?

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Walton & Wilson, 2018