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Patient outcomes following discharge from secure hospitals

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Background: Despite limited evidence for service benefit, the demand for forensic psychiatric beds is growing. Some studies have reported rates of serious adverse outcomes post-discharge, however, the role of psychiatric diagnosis as a determinant of these outcomes needs to be clarified to ensure patients are managed in the most appropriate way.

Aims: The first aim of this thesis is to summarize evidence on key adverse outcomes, and to provide comparative information f...

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St Hilda's College, Department of Psychiatry

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Supervisor
Type of award:
MSc by Research
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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