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PSYCHIATRIC CARE BEDS

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Definition:
Psychiatric care beds are beds accommodating in- patients for mental health (including substance abuse therapy), but excluding beds for patients who are mentally handicapped if the principal clinical intent is not of a medical nature.

Source Publication:
OECD Health Data 2001: A Comparative Analysis of 30 Countries, OECD, Paris, 2001, data sources, definitions and methods.

Statistical Theme: Health statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Tuesday, November 20, 2001