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Voluntary and involuntary admissions with schizoaffective disorder: do they differ from schizophrenia?

A Feeney, E Umama-Agada, A Curley, C Anamdi, M Asghar, B D Kelly,

<h4>Objectives</h4>Schizoaffective disorder and schizophrenia are common presentations to psychiatry services. Research to date has focussed on hypothesised biological differences between these two disorders. Little is known about possible variations in admission patterns. Our study compared demographic and clinical features of patients admitted voluntarily and involuntarily with diagnoses of schizoaffective disorder ... Read more >>

Ir J Psychol Med (Irish journal of psychological medicine)
[2020, :1-8]

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Police Involvement in Involuntary Psychiatry Admission: A Report From the Dublin Involuntary Admission Study.

Anna Feeney, Emmanuel Umama-Agada, Aoife Curley, Muhammad Asghar, Brendan D Kelly,

<h4>Objective</h4>The authors sought to compare diagnostic and demographic factors among patients who were involuntarily admitted to psychiatry care with or without police involvement.<h4>Methods</h4>All admissions to psychiatry units in two university hospitals in Ireland were studied over a 3.5-year period.<h4>Results</h4>Of 2,715 admissions, 443 (16%) were involuntary; complete data were available for ... Read more >>

Psychiatr Serv (Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.))
[2020, 71(12):1292-1295]

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Gender, diagnosis and involuntary psychiatry admission in Ireland: A report from the Dublin Involuntary Admission Study (DIAS).

Anna Feeney, Emmanuel Umama-Agada, Jane Gilhooley, Muhammad Asghar, Brendan D Kelly,

Involuntary admission and treatment are common, long-standing features of psychiatry but the relationships between gender, diagnosis and other features of involuntary treatment are not clear. We studied all voluntary and involuntary psychiatry admissions at Tallaght University Hospital, Dublin over 2 years (n = 1230). Admission rates in Tallaght were lower than national rates ... Read more >>

Int J Law Psychiatry (International journal of law and psychiatry)
[2019, 66:101472]

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Does Involuntary Admission With Bipolar Disorder Differ From Involuntary Admission With Schizophrenia and Related Disorders? A Report From the Dublin Involuntary Admission Study (DIAS).

Brendan D Kelly, Emmanuel Umama-Agada, Aoife Curley, Richard M Duffy, Muhammad Asghar, Jane Gilhooley,

<h4>Background</h4>While involuntary psychiatric admission and treatment are common, little is known about what impact different diagnoses have on specific features of involuntary admission and on how involuntary status is terminated (eg, by psychiatrists or tribunals, which are independent, court-like bodies reviewing involuntary admissions).<h4>Methods</h4>We studied 2940 admissions, 423 (14.4%) of which ... Read more >>

J Psychiatr Pract (Journal of psychiatric practice)
[2018, 24(3):209-216]

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Variations in involuntary admission rates at three psychiatry centres in the Dublin Involuntary Admission Study (DIAS): Can the differences be explained?

Emmanuel Umama-Agada, Muhammad Asghar, Aoife Curley, Jane Gilhooley, Richard M Duffy, Brendan D Kelly,

Involuntary psychiatric admission is an established practice for patients who are acutely or severely mentally ill but the factors contributing to involuntary (as opposed to voluntary) admission are not fully clear. Nor is it clear why rates of involuntary admission often vary between hospitals within the same jurisdiction. We studied ... Read more >>

Int J Law Psychiatry (International journal of law and psychiatry)
[2018, 57:17-23]

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Voluntary and involuntary psychiatric admissions in a suburban area: comparison with national rates, diagnosis and other correlates of involuntary admission status.

J Gilhooley, E Umama-Agada, M Asghar, S McManus, P F Whitty, B D Kelly,

<h4>Objectives</h4>To establish if the relatively low rate of involuntary psychiatric admission in a suburban area between 2007 and 2011 was maintained in 2014/2015, and explore key correlates of involuntary status.<h4>Methods</h4>We used existing hospital records and data sources to extract rates and selected potential correlates of voluntary and involuntary admission in ... Read more >>

Ir J Psychol Med (Irish journal of psychological medicine)
[2017, 34(4):243-249]

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