Patterns of care in patients utilizing both primary health care and psychiatric care in a Swedish health district.

@article{Hansson1990PatternsOC,
  title={Patterns of care in patients utilizing both primary health care and psychiatric care in a Swedish health district.},
  author={Lars Hansson and Per Nettelbladt and Lars A Borgquist},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of primary health care},
  year={1990},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={
          173-8
        }
}
Patterns of care in all patients (N = 546) establishing contact with both primary health care and psychiatric care were studied during 1984 (N = 252) and 1986 (N = 294) in a Swedish health district. Utilization of primary health care was not affected by the sectorization of the psychiatric care organization, while there was a significant increase in utilization of outpatient psychiatric care. Patients with a higher number of visits in outpatient psychiatric care had a lower number of visits in… CONTINUE READING

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