Admission to general hospital psychiatric wards in Italy. 1. A comparison between two catchment areas with differing provision of outpatient care.

@article{Girolamo1988AdmissionTG,
  title={Admission to general hospital psychiatric wards in Italy. 1. A comparison between two catchment areas with differing provision of outpatient care.},
  author={Giovanni de Girolamo and Ole Mors and Giorgio Rossi and L. Grandi and W Ardigo' and Povl Munk-J\orgensen},
  journal={The International journal of social psychiatry},
  year={1988},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={248-57}
}
Epidemiological comparisons carried out in Italian settings regarded very different areas. In this paper, we investigate the effects on the hospital activity of two different organizational models of care in two neighbouring areas in Northern Italy, Cremona and Mantua, very similar in sociodemographic features. Cremona is hospital oriented, while Mantua has… CONTINUE READING