Characteristics of psychiatric discharges from nonfederal, short-term specialty hospitals and general hospitals with and without psychiatric and chemical dependency units: the Hospital Discharge Survey data.

@article{Kiesler1991CharacteristicsOP,
  title={Characteristics of psychiatric discharges from nonfederal, short-term specialty hospitals and general hospitals with and without psychiatric and chemical dependency units: the Hospital Discharge Survey data.},
  author={Charles A. Kiesler and A E Sibulkin and Todd L Morton and C G Simpkins},
  journal={Health services research},
  year={1991},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={881-906}
}
Hospitalization for mental disorders (Major Diagnostic Categories 19 and 20) was examined using the 1980 Hospital Discharge Survey (HDS) data. We added to the HDS data by noting whether each hospital had a specialized psychiatric and/or chemical dependency unit, especially noting short-term specialty psychiatric and chemical dependency hospitals. Of the… CONTINUE READING