Outcome of patients with dual diagnosis in secondary psychiatric care.

@article{Luoto2016OutcomeOP,
  title={Outcome of patients with dual diagnosis in secondary psychiatric care.},
  author={Kaisa E. Luoto and Antti Koivukangas and Antero Lassila and Olli Kampman},
  journal={Nordic journal of psychiatry},
  year={2016},
  volume={70 6},
  pages={
          470-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND Dual diagnosis (DD) is a common co-morbidity of mental illness and substance use disorder (SUD) and patients with DD are prone to complications. Better knowledge on the outcome, mortality and management of patients with DD in usual secondary psychiatric care would help to inform improved treatment strategies in the future. AIMS To explore the functional outcome and mortality of patients with DD receiving psychiatric treatment. To assess the recognition of substance use disorders… CONTINUE READING

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