Long-term outcomes after discharge from medium secure care: a cause for concern.

@article{Davies2007LongtermOA,
  title={Long-term outcomes after discharge from medium secure care: a cause for concern.},
  author={Steffan Davies and Martin Clarke and Clive R. Hollin and Conor Duggan},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={2007},
  volume={191},
  pages={
          70-4
        }
}
BACKGROUND There are few long-term follow-up studies of patients discharged from medium secure units in the UK, even though these units were introduced over 20 years ago. AIMS To describe mortality, rates of reconviction at different time periods; violent behaviour (not leading to conviction), readmission and employment, after discharge from a medium secure unit. METHOD Of 595 first admissions over a 20-year period, 550 discharged cases were followed-up. Multiple data sources were used… CONTINUE READING

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