A case-control study of factors associated with multiple psychiatric readmissions.

@article{Silva2009ACS,
  title={A case-control study of factors associated with multiple psychiatric readmissions.},
  author={Nirma C Silva and Diego Garcia Bassani and L{\'i}lian dos Santos Palazzo},
  journal={Psychiatric services},
  year={2009},
  volume={60 6},
  pages={786-91}
}
OBJECTIVE This case-control study explored factors associated with multiple psychiatric admissions, focusing on service-related and individual-level factors. METHODS The case group consisted of 307 adults admitted to either of two public psychiatric hospitals in southern Brazil during a 12-month period; they had had three or more psychiatric admissions in the two years before the current admission. To account for the recurrent nature of psychiatric admissions, a concurrent case-control design… CONTINUE READING
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