Psychiatric Services

Department/Agency

Department of Health

Key information

Number of in-patients in publicly funded and private psychiatric hospitals classified by Health Board/Regional Authority and individual hospital/unit, admissions by marital status, age group, sex and diagnosis. Day centres, day hospitals and places available. Psychiatric out-patient attendance for each hospital/unit, number of sessions and attendances, and details of community residences.

Source

Health Research Board.

Scope

In-patient psychiatric care and community psychiatric services provided primarily by the Health Services and also by voluntary and other agencies.

Frequency

Every 3 years

Reference period

Calendar year and 31 December

Start date

1994, with some statistics from 1986

Timeliness

Typically 2 years after the end of the reference year

Classifications

  • Health Board/Regional Authority
    Eastern; Midland; Mid-Western; North-Eastern; North-Western; South-Eastern; Southern; Western.
  • Marital status
    Single; Married; Widowed; Divorced; Other and unspecified.
  • Diagnosis
    Organic psychosis; Schizophrenia; Other psychoses; Depressive disorders; Mania; Neuroses; Personality disorders; Alcoholic disorders; Drug dependence; Mental handicap; Unspecified.

Theme

People and Society - Health

Page Created

2007-12-01

Page Modified

2015-07-30

Keywords

admissions alcoholic alcoholics attendances care dependence depression depressive diagnoses diagnosis disorders drug handicap health hospitals in-patient in-patients inpatient inpatients intellectual mania mental neuroses out-patient out-patients outpatients personality psychiatric psychoses psychosis schizophrenia