How many nursing home residents live with a mental illness?

@article{Bagchi2009HowMN,
  title={How many nursing home residents live with a mental illness?},
  author={Ann D. Bagchi and James M. Verdier and Samuel Simon},
  journal={Psychiatric services},
  year={2009},
  volume={60 7},
  pages={958-64}
}
OBJECTIVE A number of data sets can be used to estimate the size of the nursing home population that has mental illness; however, estimates vary because of differences in methods of data collection. This study sought to compare estimates from three nationally representative data sets of the number of nursing home residents who have a mental illness, determine which data set provides the best national-level estimate, and identify the types of policy and monitoring questions that can best be… CONTINUE READING

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