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Table 1 Pertinence/urgency and the reasons for a psychiatric referralab.

From: A qualitative study of a psychiatric emergency

  None Anx. Psy. Dep. Sui. DisBe. Other 1 Other 2 Visits
P/U 3% 7% 25% 18% 25% 9% 10% 4% 12495
P/NU 4% 15% 13% 22% 25% 8% 11% 3% 6654
NP/NU 7% 7% 11% 13% 32% 10% 17% 4% 2945
  1. a None (no given reason), Anx (anxiety, panic, agoraphobia, somatization, posttraumatic anxiety), Psy (hallucinations, delusional ideation, mania, psychosis, relapsed schizophrenia, disorganization), Dep (depression), Sui (suicidal ideation, suicide attempt), DisBe (disruptive behavior). Other 1 (anorexia, side-effects, homicidal ideation, hypomania, insomnia, intoxications, substance abuse, legal, psychiatric opinion, organicity), Other 2 (any reason other than those above).
  2. b The sum of each row may not add up to 100% due to rounding.