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ERIC Number: EJ535384
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0001-8449
Consistency in Diagnoses for a Sample of Adolescents at a Private Psychiatric Hospital.
Hickin, Nancy; And Others
Adolescence, v31 n123 p553-59 Fall 1996
Investigates the consistency of psychiatric, psychological, and discharge diagnoses for a sample of 97 adolescent inpatients at a private psychiatric and substance abuse hospital. Percentage agreement between initial evaluations, psychological evaluations, and the exit evaluation ranged from 61.7 to 81.6%. Encourages specialists to carefully evaluate the consistency of diagnostic decisions on adolescents with whom they work. (KW)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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