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Number 15103
Subject Mental Health
Source City Limits (New York)
Year 1998
Publication Date 06/98-07/98
Summary City Limits explores mental health services available for low-income people. Findings showed that patients no longer languish for lengthy periods in state psychiatric centers, but languish for 72 hour periods in psychiatric emergency rooms, or for weeks in the acute wards of general hospitals.
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Pages 21
Keywords deinstitutionalization; manged care; poor care
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