Bradley H. Rosen

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H yponatremia represents a serious health hazard. 1 Hospitalized patients, 2 nursing home residents, 3 women, 4,5 and children 6 exhibit high frequency and/or severity of hyponatremia. Hyponatremia developing during the course of other morbid conditions increases their severity. 7–10 Estimates of direct costs for treating hyponat-remia in the United States(More)
OBJECTIVE Little is known about the relationship between insurance and care in the early course of psychosis. This study explored the insurance status of first-admission psychotic patients and the relationship between type of insurance and care received up to this admission. METHOD Data are from the Suffolk County Mental Health Project, an epidemiologic(More)
Six-month outcome status was examined in 202 first-admission inpatients with DSM-III-R schizophrenia spectrum (N = 96), psychotic bipolar disorder (N = 64), and psychotic depression (N = 42) drawn from 10 facilities in Suffolk County, New York. Schizophrenics fared significantly worse on all outcome variables rehospitalization, which ranged from 17.7 to(More)
A study of 100 coronary bypass and cardiac valvular surgery patients investigated whether preoperative brain damage, as measured by the Conceptual Level Analogy Test (CLAT), is a major risk factor for postoperative psychiatric symptoms and mortality. Three cognitive psychological tests, including the CLAT, and psychatric interviews were given(More)
The 15-year hospitalization course of 646 chronic schizophrenic outpatients treated between 1958 and 1963 was determined using records of the research clinic, the Kings County Psychiatric Hospital, and the New York State Department of Mental Hygiene. The cohort was heterogeneous with regard to previous history of hospitalization: 20.6 percent had never been(More)
To evaluate the clinical effectiveness of short-term (three month maximum length of stay) and long-term (discharge based on clinical judgement) hospitalization, the inhospital course of 68 "short-" and 58 "long-term" psychiatric patients was studied. The results indicate that patients assigned without bias to short-term patterns, however, indicated that(More)