The future of the schizophrenia admissions. Eighteen years follow-up.
This ist a work on 18 years of research following up a group of 86 schizophrenic patients who were hospitalized for the first time in our department for acute psychiatric cases in the Clinical Hospital of Zaragoza University (Spain) during the years 1976,1977 & 1978.
These patients were studied from October 1993 to March 1994 by means of the ESEP (Follow-up Interview for Psychiatric Patients) created by the authors.
The number of out-patient consultations needed by these patients over 18 years was analyzed - the which totaled some 95 consultations. in other words each patient needed to consult his/her psychiatrist on average 5.28 times a year.
The average number of hospitalizations was 5, between them amounting to a total of 530 days in hospital.
Thus the average yearly rate of hospitalization between them was 29 days.
However the follow-up demonstrates how the majority of these hospitalizations occurred during the first two years and the probability of hospitalization after these first two years never rises above 0.25.
Mots-clés Pascal : Etude longitudinale, Schizophrénie, Admission hôpital, Hospitalisation, Espagne, Europe, Homme, Psychose, Réhospitalisation
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Follow up study, Schizophrenia, Hospital admission, Hospitalization, Spain, Europe, Human, Psychosis
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 98-0067987
Code Inist : 002B18C06A. Création : 14/05/1998.