Activities of Irish Psychiatric Units and Hospitals 2016- HRB publish latest data from Irish psychiatric hospitals and units

Authors: Daly, A. & Craig, C.

Source: HRB

The latest Activities of Irish Psychiatric Units and Hospitals 2016from the Health Research Board shows young people between 20-24 years of age had the highest rate of all admissions during 2016. The 18-19 year old age group had the highest rate of first admissions – a continuing pattern for seven of the past 10 years. Almost six in 10 admissions were single and depression remains the most common diagnosis for all admissions.

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