The characteristics and service needs of patients with high readmission rates to acute psychiatric in-patient care

Nicola Cogan, Polash Shajahan, Aishwarya Pethe-Kulkarni

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This study aimed to identify patients at high risk of readmission within a large district general catchment area in NHS Lanarkshire. It examined demographic and clinical variables and utilisation of community mental health resources; in particular, engagement with psychology services.

LanguageEnglish
Pages16-21
Number of pages6
JournalClinical Psychology Forum
Issue number240
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2012

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Psychology

Keywords

  • psychology services
  • engagement
  • readmission
  • psychiatric in-patient

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The characteristics and service needs of patients with high readmission rates to acute psychiatric in-patient care. / Cogan, Nicola; Shajahan, Polash; Pethe-Kulkarni, Aishwarya.

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