Mental health visits in a pediatric emergency department and their relationship to the school calendar.

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OBJECTIVES Over the past decade, there has been a significant increase in the rate at which children and adolescents present to emergency departments (EDs) with mental health complaints. The goal of the current study was to assess the rate of ED usage for children and adolescents and to determine if there was an association between mental health emergencies… (More)

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@article{Goldstein2005MentalHV, title={Mental health visits in a pediatric emergency department and their relationship to the school calendar.}, author={Amy B. Goldstein and Mary Alice C Silverman and Sheridan Phillips and Richard Lichenstein}, journal={Pediatric emergency care}, year={2005}, volume={21 10}, pages={653-7} }