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Hospital admissions for self harm after discharge from psychiatric inpatient care: cohort study.

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OBJECTIVE: To determine the risk of non-fatal self harm in the 12 months after discharge from psychiatric inpatient care. DESIGN: Cohort study based on national hospital episode statistics. SETTING: England. Population Patients aged 16-64 years discharged from psychiatric inpatient care between 1 April 2004 and 31 March 2005 and followed up for one year. RESULTS: 75 401 people were discharged from psychiatric inpatient care over the study period, 4935 (6.5%) of whom were admitted at least on...

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10.1136/bmj.a2278

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Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.) More from this journal
Volume:
337
Issue:
7682
Pages:
a2278
Publication date:
2008-01-01
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1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
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English
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168488
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2012-12-19

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