Adolescent inpatient psychiatric admission rates and subsequent one-year mortality in England: 1998-2004.
BACKGROUND: Adolescence is a time of very rapid change not only in physical but also psychological development. During the teenage years there is a reported rise in the prevalence of psychiatric disorders. The aim of this study was to investigate age- and sex-specific National Health Service (NHS) hospital inpatient admission rates for psychiatric conditions in adolescents in England, and to examine their mortality within one year of discharge. METHOD: Using a record-linked NHS Hospital Epis...Expand abstract
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