UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry, Center for Mental Health Services Research; Center for Health Policy and Research



Document Type


Medical Subject Headings

Mentally Disabled Persons; Young Adult; Mental Health Services; Employment, Supported; Work; Rehabilitation, Vocational


Health Services Research | Mental and Social Health | Psychiatric and Mental Health | Psychiatry | Psychiatry and Psychology


A longitudinal study presents the outcomes for participants in a psychiatric rehabilitation program for young adults. Five to nine years after the baseline and end of intervention, participants showed a maintenance of in initial gains in vocational and educational status, self-esteem scores, and hospitalization rates. Additional data on work outcomes and quality of life are presented.

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Citation: Ellison, M. L., Danley, K. S., Bromberg, L. & Palmer-Erbs, V. (1999). Longitudinal outcome of young adults who participated in a psychiatric vocational rehabilitation program. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 22(4), 337-341. Link to article on publisher's website


At the time of publication, Marsha Langer Ellison was not yet affiliated with the University of Massachusetts Medical School.



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