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Daly, Antoinette and Walsh, Dermot (2012) Activities of Irish psychiatric units and hospitals 2011. Dublin: Health Research Board.

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This report presents data on all admissions to, discharges from, and deaths in, Irish psychiatric units and hospitals, as recorded on the National Psychiatric In-patient Reporting System (NPIRS) in 2011. Data are presented nationally, regionally, by HSE area, and locally, by county, by hospital type, and by individual psychiatric units and hospitals. Rates reported are per 100,000 total population.

Depressive disorders were the most common cause of all admissions, accounting for almost 30% (29.5%) of all, 31% of first and 29% of re-admissions, and had the highest rate of all (122.3) and first (41.3) admissions (Table 2.6a and Table 2.6b). Schizophrenia accounted for 20% of all, 12% of first and 24% of re-admissions and had the second highest rate of all (84.2) and first admissions (16.5). Mania accounted for 11% of all, 7% of first and almost 13% (12.5%) of re-admissions and had the third-highest rate of all admissions, at (44.3). Alcoholic disorders accounted for 8.5% of all, 10% of first and 8% of re-admissions.


Date:2012
Pages:164 p.
Publisher:Health Research Board
Place of Publication:Dublin
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:G Health and disease > State of health > Mental health
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Care by type of problem > Mental health care
G Health and disease > Substance use disorder > Alcohol use > Alcohol dependence
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
B Substances > Alcohol
G Health and disease > Substance related disorder > Substance related mental disorder
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care programme or facility > Hospital

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