Sex differences in the contact rates and utilization of psychiatric services. A three-year follow-up study in northern Finland.

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Sex differences in the use of psychiatric services were studied in the Oulu University Central Hospital in Finland during a three-year follow-up. A one-year treated incidence cohort of new patients was used. The total cohort comprised 537 patients (46.7% were males). The annual incidence rate was 6.7 per 1,000 members of the adult population for both males… (More)

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@article{Saarento2000SexDI, title={Sex differences in the contact rates and utilization of psychiatric services. A three-year follow-up study in northern Finland.}, author={Outi Saarento and Sirpa R{\"a}s{\"a}nen and Petteri Nieminen and Helin{\"a} Hakko and Mika H Isohanni}, journal={European psychiatry : the journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists}, year={2000}, volume={15 3}, pages={205-12} }