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Psychiatric Emergencies, Hospital Admission and Crisis Intervention

  • Barbara L. Hudson
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Abstract

A psychiatric emergency is defined when someone’s distress or alarming behaviour, caused by mental disorder, is considered by the person himself, or by other people, to require urgent psychiatric intervention. It does not necessarily entail admission to hospital, although this is often requested.

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© Barbara L. Hudson 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Barbara L. Hudson
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  1. 1.University of OxfordUK

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