There are three major types of psychiatric beds—general hospital beds designated as psychiatric beds, private psychiatric hospitals, and state psychiatric hospitals. Each type of bed serves a specific purpose and a different population. This OPEN MINDS Reference Guide gives specific data on the number of psychiatric beds per 100,000 per state and analyzes the ratio of state psychiatric beds versus private and general psychiatric beds. The report also explores the geographic distribution of psychiatric beds and compares the number of beds to the most widely accepted standards for acceptable number of psychiatric beds in . . .
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