Patterns of mental health service utilization in a general hospital and outpatient mental health facilities

@article{BacaGarca2007PatternsOM,
  title={Patterns of mental health service utilization in a general hospital and outpatient mental health facilities},
  author={Enrique Baca-Garc{\'i}a and Maria de las Mercedes Perez-Rodriguez and Ignacio Basurte-Villamor and Francisco Javier Quintero-Guti{\'e}rrez and Juncal Sevilla-Vicente and Maria Martinez-Vigo and Antonio Art{\'e}s-Rodr{\'i}guez and Antonio L. Fernandez del Moral and M. A. Jim{\'e}nez-arriero and Jos{\'e} Luis Gonz{\'a}lez de Rivera},
  journal={European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience},
  year={2007},
  volume={258},
  pages={117-123}
}
Mental health is one of the priorities of the European Commission. Studies of the use and cost of mental health facilities are needed in order to improve the planning and efficiey of mental health resources. We analyze the patterns of mental health service use in multiple clinical settings to identify factors associated with high cost. 22,859 patients… CONTINUE READING