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Emergency department as a first contact for mental health problems in children and youth

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Objective To characterize youth who use the emergency department (ED) as a “first contact” for mental health (MH) problems.

Method This was a population-based cross-sectional cohort study using linked health and demographic administrative datasets of youth 10 to 24 years of age with an incident MH ED visit from April 1, 2010, to March 31, 2014, in Ontario, Canada. We modeled the association of demographic, clinical, and health service use character... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.jaac.2017.03.012

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Saunders, N More by this author
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Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care More from this funder
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Journal website
Volume:
56
Issue:
6
Pages:
475-482
Publication date:
2017-04-03
Acceptance date:
2017-03-28
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EISSN:
1527-5418
ISSN:
0890-8567
Pubs id:
pubs:897611
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uri:d7f9b855-84c5-4e37-b653-83940faa6119
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uuid:d7f9b855-84c5-4e37-b653-83940faa6119
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pubs:897611

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