revolving door syndrome


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Psychiatry A cyclical pattern of short-term readmissions to the psychiatric units of health care centres by young adults with chronic psychiatric disorders
Social medicine A general term for the lack of permanent jobs and homes typical of underskilled labourers or foreigners without permanent visas who emigrate to large cities and have a compromised quality of life

revolving door 'syndrome'

Psychiatry A cyclical pattern of short-term readmissions to the psychiatric units of health care centers by young adults with chronic psychiatric disorders. See Commitment, Homeless(ness) Social medicine A general term for the lack of permanent jobs and homes typical of underskilled laborers or foreigners without permanent visas who emigrate to large cities and have a compromised quality of life.
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18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today's revolving door syndrome for at-risk patients is a serious and costly challenge.
This creates a revolving door syndrome with some patients.
This is vital because otherwise we are merely looking at a revolving door syndrome of going to prison, coming out, and going back in again.
Some individuals with serious mental disorders are caught in what we call the revolving door syndrome.
We have returned to the revolving door syndrome of the 1980s with prisoners being released because of overcrowding.
THE man who will lead South Africa into battle against Wales tomorrow has admitted he was put off taking over from Gareth Jenkins because of the revolving door syndrome.
I also knew many employees were frustrated by the revolving door syndrome that had resulted from past misguided policies.
Cormack is known not to favour a continuation of the Pittodrie revolving door syndrome which has seen Willie
The revolving door syndrome for patients will not address the increasing financial pressure Wales faces.
One policeman said: "There is a revolving door syndrome in the courts.
But, more importantly, we have to give a guaranteed period of work so that we can end the revolving door syndrome.
It gives lobbyists and bureaucrats more power, and creates a revolving door syndrome for politicians.