Profiling police presentations of mental health consumers to an emergency department.

@article{Lee2008ProfilingPP,
  title={Profiling police presentations of mental health consumers to an emergency department.},
  author={Soung Ki Lee and Scott Brunero and Greg Fairbrother and Darrin Cowan},
  journal={International journal of mental health nursing},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={
          311-6
        }
}
Public mental health systems have been called on to better meet the needs of consumers presenting to health services with the police, yet few studies have examined police presentations among mental health consumers in large public mental health systems. [...] Key ResultsThese consumers are likely to have a presenting problem of a psychotic disorder, less likely to have a presenting problem of depression and/or anxiety, and given a triage code of three or higher. Expand Abstract

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