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Published by Year Book Medical Publishers in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Psychiatric hospital care.,
  • Adolescent psychiatry.,
  • Hospitalization.,
  • Mental Disorders -- in adolescence.

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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementAman U. Khan.
LC ClassificationsRJ504.5 .K43 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 286 p. :
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2200987M
ISBN 100815151268
LC Control Number89022622

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The authors present their observations of adolescents hospitalized on a short-term psychiatric ward over a four-year period. Three stages of adjustment are identified in the course of hospitalization, reflecting a gradual formation and dissolution of a strong emotional attachment on the part of the adolescent patients to the ward by: 7. The functions and operations of a short-term psychiatric inpatient unit for children and adolescents are discussed. Staffing pattern, programming, and statistical data are reviewed. The author concludes that short-term inpatient treatment has much to offer when complemented by Cited by: 1. A nationally representative general hospital discharge survey, 7,8 which excluded most psychiatric hospitals, found a more modest increase in the rate of inpatient psychiatric admission of children and adolescents between and This was accompanied by substantial declines in LOS resulting in a reduction in the total number of inpatient.   Short-term psychiatric hospitalization of adolescents. Chicago, IL: Year Book Medical Publishers, Inc. Kovacs, M. (). The children’s depression inventory: A self-rating depression scale for school-aged youngsters. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic.

Introduction. Inpatient psychiatric hospitalization remains the most costly and restrictive intervention available for children and adolescents with severe emotional disorders (SED) (Stroul and Friedman ).In , there were , inpatient psychiatric episodes among children and adolescents in the United States (Owens et al. ).Readmission into inpatient psychiatric care is. Partial hospitalization provides therapeutic services during the day, but not on a hour basis. It can be an intermediate step between in-patient care and discharge. Residential care is hour psychiatric care provided in a residential setting for children or adolescents, or residential programs for the treatment of . IOP is a short-term program that uses a cognitive-behavioral and family-systems approach to help adolescents manage symptoms, improve social skills in a variety of settings and provides families/caregivers with education and techniques to maximize the adolescents’ wellbeing. Traditional Outpatient Services. In collaboration with American Psychiatric Publishing, we developed Helping Kids in Crisis: Managing Psychiatric Emergencies in Children and Adolescents; the first book about child psychiatric emergencies since , when Dr. Gilbert Morrison published his book Emergencies in Child Psychiatry: Emotional Crises of Children, Youth and their.

Developing a Music Based Method for Children and Adolescents Experiencing Short-Term Psychiatric Hospitalization. Capstone Thesis. Lesley University. May 5, Nataly Kruh Elendt. . The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is committed to ensuring accessibility of its website to people with disabilities. If you have trouble accessing any of APA's web resources, please contact us at for assistance.   Short-term Psychiatric Hospitalization of Adolescents. Chicago, IL, Year Book Medical Publishers, Google Scholar. S.I. Pfeiffer, S.C. StrzeleckiInpatient psychiatric treatment of children and adolescents: a review of outcome studies. J . partial hospitalization admission criteria: children and adolescents Partial hospitalization services may be used to treat a child or adolescent with mental illness or serious emotional disturbance who requires intensive, highly coordinated, multi-modal ambulatory care with active psychiatric supervision.