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A Spanish translation of this publication is available to download under "Additional Files" below.

Open Dialogue is a recovery-oriented psychosocial approach that has been found to be effective with persons in acute psychiatric crisis. Drs. Douglas Ziedonis and Mary Olson are leading a multi-disciplinary team at the University of Massachusetts Medical School / UMass Memorial Health Care to develop implementation tools (manuals, fidelity scales, etc.) that are needed to implement and evaluate the Open Dialogue approach in the United States.

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Rehabilitation/Recovery, Service Systems, Wellness


Recovery, psychological continuity, tolerance of uncertainty, open dialogue, Spanish

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Douglas M. Ziedonis and Mary Olson