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Outcome of psychiatric hospitalization for very low-functioning demented patients

Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology

Apr 1, 1997

A A BakeyJill Hamilton

PMID: 9188019

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The authors determined the outcome of geropsychiatric hospitalization for 73 very low-functioning demented patients (GAF score < 21). General psychiatric symptoms, depression, and agitation decreased significantly, and mean GAF scores increased significantly, with no significant change ...read more

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Patient Care Team
Psychiatry Specialty
Disability Evaluation
Comorbidity
Melancholia
Quality of Life
Senile Paranoid Dementia
Voluntary Admission
Psychiatric Hospital
Organic Mental Disorders, Psychotic
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Outcome of psychiatric hospitalization for very low-functioning demented patients

Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology

Apr 1, 1997

A A BakeyJill Hamilton

PMID: 9188019

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Abstract

The authors determined the outcome of geropsychiatric hospitalization for 73 very low-functioning demented patients (GAF score < 21). General psychiatric symptoms, depression, and agitation decreased significantly, and mean GAF scores increased significantly, with no significant change ...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Patient Care Team
Psychiatry Specialty
Disability Evaluation
Comorbidity
Melancholia

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