Changes in patterns of psychiatric referral in a German general hospital: results of a comparison of two 1-year surveys 8 years apart.

@article{Rothenhusler2001ChangesIP,
  title={Changes in patterns of psychiatric referral in a German general hospital: results of a comparison of two 1-year surveys 8 years apart.},
  author={H. B. Rothenh{\"a}usler and Sigrid Ehrentraut and Hans-Peter Kapfhammer},
  journal={General hospital psychiatry},
  year={2001},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={205-14}
}
The aim of this study was to investigate the issues of changes in patterns of referral and interventions and of consistency of psychiatric diagnoses assigned by a psychiatric consultation-liaison service in a general hospital over an 8-year period. We compared two 1-year surveys 8 years apart. Survey A comprised 713 referrals in 1990, and Survey B included 1025 consecutive new consultations in 1998. Data pertained to demographic characteristics, source of referral, reason for referral… CONTINUE READING
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