TitleDoes deinstitutionalization increase suicide?
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsYoon, J, Bruckner, TA
JournalHealth services research
Date Published2009 Aug
KeywordsYoung Adult

(1) To test whether public psychiatric bed reduction may increase suicide rates; (2) to investigate whether the supply of private hospital psychiatric beds-separately for not-for-profit and for-profit-can substitute for public bed reduction without increasing suicides; and (3) to examine whether the level of community mental health resources moderates the relationship between public bed reduction and suicide rates.