Pathway of care among psychiatric patients attending a mental health institution in central India

@inproceedings{Lahariya2010PathwayOC,
  title={Pathway of care among psychiatric patients attending a mental health institution in central India},
  author={Chandrakant Lahariya and Shyam Singhal and Sumeet Gupta and Ashok Kumar Mishra},
  booktitle={Indian journal of psychiatry},
  year={2010}
}
INTRODUCTION Only a limited proportion of patients with psychiatric disorders attend the healthcare facilities, and that too when the condition becomes severe. Treatment from unqualified medical practitioners and faith healers is a common practice, and is attributable to the delay in proper treatment. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted to understand the pathway of care adopted by psychiatric patients and its relationship with the socio-demographic determinants in the… CONTINUE READING

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