Predicting the revolving door phenomenon among patients with schizophrenic, affective disorders and non-organic psychoses.

OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to identify the variables that predict the revolving door phenomenon in psychiatric hospital at the moment of a second admission. METHODS The sample consisted of 3,093 patients who have been followed during 5 to 24 years after their first hospital admission due to schizophrenia, and affective or psychotic disorders… CONTINUE READING