Patient satisfaction and clinical parameters in psychiatric inpatients--the prevailing role of symptom severity and pharmacologic disturbances

Comprehensive Psychiatry, 05/03/2012

The results of the study suggest that patient satisfaction is dependent on symptom severity and global functioning at discharge, on pharmacologic disturbances during treatment, and on the diagnostic group. Therefore, symptom relief and reduction of adverse side effects as far as possible should be the primary aim of an inpatient treatment.

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