Hollymoor Hospital Dementia Service. Analysis of outcome of 230 consecutive referrals to a psychiatric-hospital Dementia Service.

Among patients aged under 75 referred to a psychiatric-hospital dementia service the sex ratio was 1:1. In older age groups women greatly outnumbered men. More men than women were in need of institutional care, and mortality was significantly higher in men. Significantly more men than women were referred for aggressive behaviour, and significantly more… (More)