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Major Increase In Hospitalization Rates For Children With Psychiatric Disorders

From the 12 August 2011 Health News Today article

Short-stay inpatient hospitalizations for children and adolescents with a psychiatric diagnosis increased significantly over a 12-year period (1996 to 2007) and decreased for the elderly, according to a report in the early online edition in Archives of General Psychiatry by Joseph C. Blader, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science at Stony Brook University School of Medicine…

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August 12, 2011 - Posted by | Consumer Health | , ,

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