The revolving door syndrome. (Ayotte 2006:19, my emphasis)
Here the subject is diagnosed with revolving door syndrome. The subject is characterized by resistance to treatment, lacks insight into its own condition, and poses a potential risk to self and society.
Some individuals with serious mental disorders are caught in what we call the revolving door syndrome
. They are admitted to hospital when they meet the criteria for involuntary admission, but then they're subsequently discharged when they're stabilized and no longer meet those criteria.
We have gone back to the 1980s revolving door syndrome
"But, more importantly, we have to give a guaranteed period of work so that we can end the revolving door syndrome
Staff there refer to the revolving door syndrome
- that is patients come in, stay a while, leave and then come back again because they have not received the treatment they need.
And he will call for hard-to-place j obseekers to be supported by welfare advisers for three years after finding work, in order to counter the "revolving door syndrome
" which sees many back on the dole after only a short period of employment.
Justice Minister John O'Donoghue said it would end for once and for all the "revolving door syndrome
" of prisoners being released because there was nowhere to keep them.
"It may be that decriminalisation would be the first step towards improvement, thus removing the revolving door syndrome
of debt payment and fines from the courts."
Of particular concern has been what has become known as 'revolving door syndrome
', whereby local authorities become increasingly cut-throat in trying to lure a dwindling pool of social workers.
"It's the revolving door syndrome
- we have 60 places in Mountjoy and 25 in Limerick so we have to let women prisoners out on temporary release to make room for others."
Turnover rates are currently running at 15% in Wales as a result of this revolving door syndrome
and as social workers leave the profession altogether.