Factors associated with readmission to a psychiatric facility.

@article{Bernardo2001FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with readmission to a psychiatric facility.},
  author={Ana Cl{\'a}udia Corsini Bernardo and Cheryl Forchuk},
  journal={Psychiatric services},
  year={2001},
  volume={52 8},
  pages={1100-2}
}
This study examined patient-related factors that were associated with readmission to a tertiary care psychiatric hospital in Canada. The charts of a random sample of 200 patients were reviewed from an index discharge date in 1991 through subsequent rehospitalizations over the next three years. Eighty-eight patients (44 percent) were readmitted at least once… CONTINUE READING