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A historical perspective on the role of state hospitals viewed from the era of the "revolving door"

The American Journal of Psychiatry

Nov 1, 1992

Jeffrey L Geller

PMID: 1415820

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By focusing on the functioning of a state hospital throughout its existence, the author provides a historical perspective on the nature and causes of "revolving door" admissions. Northampton State Hospital was chosen as a prototype, and data on characteristics of patients and patterns o...read more

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    The American Journal of Psychiatry

    Nov 1, 1992

    Jeffrey L Geller

    PMID: 1415820

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    Abstract

    By focusing on the functioning of a state hospital throughout its existence, the author provides a historical perspective on the nature and causes of "revolving door" admissions. Northampton State Hospital was chosen as a prototype, and data on characteristics of patients and patterns o...read more

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