Patricia Sheves

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OBJECTIVES To test the hypothesis that youth present to a psychiatric emergency service (PES) at least 25% of the time for nonurgent reasons, to examine the demographic characteristics that distinguish urgent from nonurgent visits, and to develop a model to predict urgency. METHOD Psychiatric emergency visits of all patients under 18 years from July 1,(More)
Fifty-eight actively psychotic inpatients who initially met criteria for long-standing schizophrenia and subsequently met Research Diagnostic Criteria for a current episode of schizoaffective disorder (mainly schizophrenic) with a depressive syndrome, and who scored at least 30 (mean = 55, SEM = 1.6) on the Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale and 17 (mean = 23,(More)
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