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Factors influencing disposition decisions for patients seen in a psychiatric emergency service.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.)
Publication Date
Volume
46
Issue
7
Pages
712–718
Identifiers
PMID: 7552564
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Patients' level of psychopathology and dangerousness were the primary factors influencing clinicians' decisions about disposition of patients from the emergency service.

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