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Table 2 The extent supervision and control procedures should be performed (%)

From: Work practices and the provision of mental-health care on the verge of reform: a national survey of Israeli psychiatrists and psychologists

To what extent must you conduct the following procedures:1 Total Psychiatrists Psychologists
Document the diagnosis** 67 96 55
Manage patient files in a uniform format** 60 86 49
Record a treatment summary and recommendations** 57 78 49
Document cause of termination of treatment** 55 68 50
Set treatment goals** 55 77 46
Document a treatment plan** 43 75 30
Update a patient’s computer file** 39 67 28
Document outcome measurement** 25 48 16
Document periodic assessment of adherence to treatment plan** 22 36 16
Index of adherence to perform supervision and control procedures 2 35 63 23
  1. N (population)=3,597.
  2. n (sample size)=950.
  3. 1Rate of those responding “to a large extent” or “to a very large extent”.
  4. 2Rate of those scoring an average score over 3.7 on the 5-point scale from “not at all” to “to a very large extent”.
  5. **The difference between the groups is significant, p<0.01.