Association of household with risk of first psychiatric hospitalization in Finland

December 18, 2019

What The Study Did: National registry data for 6.2 million people in Finland from 1996 to 2014 were used to examine how household income was associated with risk for a first admission to a psychiatric hospital for treatment of a mental disorder.

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Authors: Sami Pirkola, M.D., of the University of Tampere in Tampere, Finland, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2019.3647)

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