• Medicine
  • Published in Psychiatrische Praxis 1987

[Younger psychiatric patients in homes for the aged and nursing homes].

@article{Lehmkuhl1987YoungerPP,
  title={[Younger psychiatric patients in homes for the aged and nursing homes].},
  author={Donald Lehmkuhl and Gerben van den Bosch and I. Steinhart},
  journal={Psychiatrische Praxis},
  year={1987},
  volume={14 6},
  pages={
          192-8
        }
}
All 77 residents aged under 65 in geriatric nursing homes and homes for the elderly in the Berlin (W) district of Charlottenburg were assessed in regard to mental illness and impairment. Additionally, data were collected covering psychopathology, clinical and personal data, medical and social care as well as the extent of contacts to nonresidents and institutional setting. 85% of these younger residents-8% of the total residential population-proved to be mentally ill. Primarily, they suffered… CONTINUE READING