Reviews literature on the evaluation of consumer satisfaction with mental health treatment. The methods of assessing consumer satisfaction, methodological issues in studies assessing satisfaction, results of the studies, and the value of consumer evaluation are discussed. Consumer evaluation is found to be a useful though flawed method of assessing services. It is concluded that consumer evaluation should be included in a multimethod treatment evaluation. (3 p ref) (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved).
- evaluation methods, satisfaction with mental health services, consumers, literature review
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