VA nursing home residents with substance use disorders: Mental health comorbidities, functioning, and problem behaviors.

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OBJECTIVES This research addresses whether residents with substance use disorders (SUDs) in VA nursing homes (VANHs) are distinctive in terms of their demographic characteristics, medical and mental health comorbidities, functioning, and problem behaviors. METHODS Residents over age 55 admitted to VANHs (n = 27,002) were identified in VA administrative… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/13607860903586169

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@article{Lemke2010VANH, title={VA nursing home residents with substance use disorders: Mental health comorbidities, functioning, and problem behaviors.}, author={Sonne Lemke and Jeanne A Schaefer}, journal={Aging & mental health}, year={2010}, volume={14 5}, pages={593-602} }