Sex differences in the utilization of mental health services: a nation-wide register study.

@article{Kastrup1987SexDI,
  title={Sex differences in the utilization of mental health services: a nation-wide register study.},
  author={Marc Kastrup},
  journal={The International journal of social psychiatry},
  year={1987},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={
          171-84
        }
}
  • Marc Kastrup
  • Published 1987 in The International journal of social psychiatry
A nation-wide investigation of a cohort of first admissions during the period April 1, 1970 to March 31, 1971 to psychiatric institutions was followed in the Danish Psychiatric Register for a 10 year period. The cohort comprised 5,881 males and 6,856 females with an annual incidence rate of 3.14 males and 3.55 females per 1,000. Males were significantly younger than females and more frequently involuntarily admitted. Males predominated among schizophrenics and addictive disorders, females among… CONTINUE READING