Abstract

Many aspects related to migration might predispose immigrants to mental health problems. Yet immigrants have been shown to underuse mental health services. The aim of this study was to compare the intensity of psychiatric care, as an indicator of treatment adequacy, between natives and immigrants living in Finland.
Original languageEnglish
JournalSocial Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology
ISSN1433-9285
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 21 Sep 2019
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Fields of Science

  • 3124 Neurology and psychiatry

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