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Table 6 Distribution in the use of psychotrophic medication by the Clinical problem type

From: A crisis resolution and home treatment team in Norway: a longitudinal survey study Part 2. Provision of professional services

Clinical Problem Type at Admission Use of Psychotropic medication Total
Yes No N (%)
N (%) N (%)
No clinical problem 28 (25.9) 80 (74.1) 108 (100.0)
Stress symptom only 32 (44.4) 40 (55.6) 72 (100.0)
Self-harm type 10 (35.7) 18 (64.3) 28 (100.0)
Psychosis type 11 (42.3) 15 (57.7) 26 (100.0)
Depression type 34 (54.8) 28 (45.2) 62 (100.0)
Single problem type 6 (19.4) 25 (80.6) 31 (100.0)
Miscellaneous type 8 (36.4) 14 (63.6) 22 (100.0)
Total (Missing = 14) 129 (37.0) 220 (63.0) 349 (100.0)
Statistics: χ2 = 20.345* (df = 6; p = .002)
  1. *Significant at p < .05.
  2. For this grouping, those with the scores of 3 or 4 in the HoNOS categories were considered to have given symptoms.