Mental health clustering and diagnosis in psychiatric in-patients

  title={Mental health clustering and diagnosis in psychiatric in-patients},
  author={Liam Trevithick and Jon Painter and Patrick J Keown},
  booktitle={BJPsych bulletin},
Aims and method This paper investigates the relationship between cluster (Mental Health Clustering Tool, MHCT) and diagnosis in an in-patient population. We analysed the diagnostic make-up of each cluster and the clinical utility of the diagnostic advice in the Department of Health's Mental Health Clustering Booklet. In-patients discharged from working-age adult and older people's services of a National Health Service trust over 1 year were included. Cluster on admission was compared with… CONTINUE READING
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