ERIC Number: EJ474433
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Acute Psychiatric Hospital Admissions of Adults and Elderly Adults with Mental Retardation.
Pary, Robert J.
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v98 n3 p434-36 Nov 1993
Examination of the records of 240 inpatients with mental retardation and 7 with autism discharged from a university hospital indicated that elderly adults had more medical problems than did adults, more elderly adults were transferred to a state hospital, and the most common diagnosis in both adults and elderly adults was chronic schizophrenia, paranoid type. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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