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Factors influencing length of stay in psychiatric day care.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6733663     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The goal of the present study was to discover the factors which influence psychiatric day care patients to remain in treatment. Of the numerous variables examined, three accounted for 65 percent of the variance. They were prior duration of the disorder which accounted for about half, followed by patients' satisfaction with treatment, and age. Contrary to previous findings, patients' initial expectations and whether or not they were confirmed played no part in their decision to remain in treatment.
D M Romney
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0706-7437     ISO Abbreviation:  Can J Psychiatry     Publication Date:  1984 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-08-22     Completed Date:  1984-08-22     Revised Date:  2007-08-01    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7904187     Medline TA:  Can J Psychiatry     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  312-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Consumer Satisfaction
Day Care / psychology*
Follow-Up Studies
Length of Stay*
Mental Disorders / therapy*
Middle Aged
Patient Dropouts / psychology

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