psychiatric emergency service

psychiatric emergency service

Etymology: Gk, psyche + iatreia, treatment
a hospital service that provides immediate initial evaluation and treatment to mentally ill patients on a 24-hour-a-day basis.
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Contract notice: provision of insurance services for damage cover and guarantee of proper functioning of the construction work of the psychiatric emergency service and the medico-psychological service for adolescents in perpignan.
The role of race in diagnostic and disposition decision making in a pediatric psychiatric emergency service.
The first is to describe the prevalence of substance use disorders, mental disorders and dual diagnosis (substance use problems plus mental disorder) in adolescents in psychiatric emergency service.
In this study, we aimed to evaluate the characteristics and relationships among these characteristics of children and adolescents who were presented to the psychiatric emergency service (PES) of a mental health hospital.
The study conducted by Del-Ben, Marques, Sponholz and Zuardi (1999) in the psychiatric emergency service of the University hospital of Ribeirao Preto--SP correlated the annual increase in the number of hospitalizations made, to the progressive involvement of the service in the mental health network promoted by the deinstitutionalization process.
service use patterns ending in psychiatric emergency service use
Emergency psychiatry: Physical and chemical restraint in the psychiatric emergency service.
Attenders of a university hospital psychiatric emergency service in Belgium--General characteristics and gender differences.
However, the present study finding differs from the research with clients of a psychiatric emergency service (Strakowski et al.
In fact, this study's results extend Marson, McGovern, and Pomp's (1988) conclusions by demonstrating that presentations involving acute behavioral dyscontrol and/or recent dangerousness may be not only the best predictors of hospitalization but the best match to the services offered by a psychiatric emergency service located in a hospital-based ER.
Lamdan of Temple University School of Medicine reviewed the charts of 105 patients aged 65 years and older who were seen in the university hospital's psychiatric emergency service between April 1, 2004, and March 31, 2007, and compared their clinical presentations, diagnoses, work-ups, and outcomes with those of 105 gender- and race-matched 18- to 64-year-old controls.
Nineteen patients with amphetamine- or cocaine-induced psychosis were recruited from a psychiatric emergency service.
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