TITLE

Rise in emergency admissions linked with mental health

AUTHOR(S)
Parish, Colin
PUB. DATE
November 2015
SOURCE
Emergency Nurse;Nov2015, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article cites a British survey by the Nuffield Trust and the Health Foundation which found that people with mental health problems have higher rate of emergency hospital admissions than the rest of population. It notes that people with mental health problems have poorer physical health and those with serious mental illness die younger. It also mentions the call for parity of esteem between physical and mental ill-health to address the disparities.
ACCESSION #
110815087

 

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