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Length of hospitalisation for people with severe mental illness

  1. Olufemi Babalola1,*,
  2. Vahdet Gormez2,
  3. Nisreen A Alwan3,
  4. Paul Johnstone4,
  5. Stephanie Sampson5

Editorial Group: Cochrane Schizophrenia Group

Published Online: 30 JAN 2014

Assessed as up-to-date: 3 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000384.pub3


How to Cite

Babalola O, Gormez V, Alwan NA, Johnstone P, Sampson S. Length of hospitalisation for people with severe mental illness. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD000384. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000384.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    William Harvey Hospital, Arundel Unit, Ashford, UK

  2. 2

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Oxford, UK

  3. 3

    University of Leeds, Nutritional Epidemiology Group, Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK

  4. 4

    Blenheim House, Public Health England - North, Leeds, UK

  5. 5

    The University of Nottingham, Cochrane Schizophrenia Group, Nottingham, UK

*Olufemi Babalola, Arundel Unit, William Harvey Hospital, Ashford, TN24 0LZ, UK. femibablo@yahoo.co.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 30 JAN 2014

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