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Adolescent inpatient psychiatric admission rates and subsequent one-year mortality in England: 1998-2004.

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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...

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Journal:
Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines
Volume:
51
Issue:
12
Pages:
1395-1404
Publication date:
2010-12-05
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EISSN:
1469-7610
ISSN:
0021-9630
URN:
uuid:ce9a53cb-cf9c-440a-bf34-fedf0d534ae3
Source identifiers:
245806
Local pid:
pubs:245806

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