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Research in Walk-In Psychiatric Services in General Hospitals
JULES V. COLEMAN
Am J Psychiatry 1968;124:1668-1673.
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Clinical professor of public health and psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College Street, New Haven, Conn. 06510

1967-68, American Psychiatric Association

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Emergency treatment services in the general hospitals of urban centers have grown spectacularly in recent years, reflecting in effect a medical care vacuum for the slum poor. The medical and psychiatric needs of this population are known to be great, and a unique opportunity is presented to meet a changing pattern of medical-psychiatric demand. To do so, the emergency service as an accident accommodation must be replaced by its development as a primary clinic treating patients with illnesses associated with poverty.

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