Increasing Emergency Department Visits for #Mental Health Conditions in the United States

..Nationally representative samples of ED visits in the United States were assessed using a repeated cross-sectional analysis of National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey data. This study used diagnoses associated with each ED visit to identify changes in proportions in mental health diagnostic categories (psychiatric diagnoses only, substance use–related diagnoses only, or both, based on ICD-9-CM or ICD-10-CM criteria). These trends were further examined by … Continue reading Increasing Emergency Department Visits for #Mental Health Conditions in the United States