Mental illness in nursing homes.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

This report presents statistics on residents of nursing homes who had at least one condition that can be classified as a mental illness. Data for this major subgroup of nursing home residents are presented by length of stay since admission, source of payment in the month before the survey, functional dependencies in the activities of daily living, usual living arrangements prior to admission, and reasons for admission, according to major demographic and facility characteristics. This report also includes selected comparisons between residents with and without mental disorders. Estimates are based on data collected in the 1985 National Nursing Home Survey.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Strahan, G; Burns, BJ

Published Date

  • February 1991

Published In

Start / End Page

  • 1 - 65

PubMed ID

  • 1710085

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0083-2006


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States