Patterns of Admission in Schizophrenia

Todd, N. A.
June 1974
British Journal of Psychiatry;Jun74, Vol. 124, p607
Academic Journal
The article presents an abstract of "Patterns of Admission in Schizophrenia." A survey is presented of all male admissions for schizophrenia at a hospital in Glasgow, Scotland. Of the admissions, 17 percent were admitted to a mental hospital for the first time, the remainder being readmissions. The pattern may reflect the selective function of the general hospital psychiatric units and tend to deal with patients at an early stage of illness and not requiring compulsory admission.


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