Year: 1972 Source: Southern Medical Journal, v.65, no.4, (April 1972), p.408-412 SIEC No: 20040057

This report describes the kinds of psychiatric disorders observed in a general hospital population, applying a classificatory scheme that has proven reliable in large groups of patients. The clinical implications accruing from the identification of most of the disorders are presented. Incidence of suicide attempts are discussed. (8 refs)