ERIC Number: ED035151
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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The Severely Disturbed Adolescent; Inpatient, Residential, and Hospital Treatment.
Easson, William M.
The text is an attempt to clarify specific indications for hospital treatment and to highlight the type of adolescent disturbance that might be helped in an inpatient therapeutic environment. Chapters discuss the prescription of residential treatment, the therapeutic facilities of a residential unit for disturbed adolescents, the continued diagnostic process in residential treatment, the principles of residential treatment, and the prescription of psychotherapy for the disturbed adolescent. Also discussed are the use of medication, the neurotic adolescent in the inpatient setting, ego defects and developmental arrest, severe conscience defects, the psychotic adolescent, and the goals and results of residential treatment. (RJ)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Drug Therapy, Emotional Adjustment, Emotional Development, Emotional Disturbances, Emotional Problems, Exceptional Child Services, Family Relationship, Handicapped Children, Neurosis, Psychosis, Psychotherapy, Residential Care, Staff Role
International Universities Press, Inc., 239 Park Avenue South, New York, New York 10003 ($6.50)
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