Journal of General Internal Medicine
Adolescent and Young Adult -- Health care, Risk-taking (Psychology) in adolescence
Patients with chronic conditions of childhood experience exacerbations during adolescence and young adulthood, leading to higher rates of hospitalizations and burden of disease compared to earlier childhood or later adulthood.1-3 Little is known about the epidemiology of hospitalization of adolescents and young adults with childhood-onset chronic medical conditions. We describe the impact of psychiatric comorbidity on the length of stay and cost of hospitalization.
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Hasan, R., & Nicolaidis, C. (2020). Psychiatric Comorbidities Increase Cost and Length of Hospitalization in Adolescents and Young Adults with Chronic Medical Conditions. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 1-3.