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Daly, Antoinette and Walsh, Dermot (2013) Activities of Irish psychiatric units and hospitals 2012. Dublin: Health Research Board.

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There were 18,173 admissions to Irish psychiatric units and hospitals in 2012, a rate of 396.1 per 100,000 total population. This is a reduction of 819 admissions from 2011 and a decline in rates from 413.9 in 2011 to 396.1 in 2012. First admissions remained unchanged, at 6,129 in 2011 and 6,130 in 2012, with the rate similarly remaining unchanged, at 133.6 per 100,000. There was a decline in re-admissions (by 820) from 12,863 in 2011 to 12,043 in 2012, while the proportion of admissions that were re-admissions also declined from 68% in 2011 to 66% in 2012.

See tables from P.55 for figures on alcohol and other drug admissions.


Date:October 2013
Pages:214 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
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence > Problem substance use
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
B Substances > Alcohol
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care programme or facility > Hospital
G Health and disease > Substance related disorder > Substance related mental disorder

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