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Revista chilena de neuro-psiquiatría

On-line version ISSN 0717-9227

Abstract

DE LA BARRA M, Flora  and  GARCIA S, Ricardo. Impatient psychiatric treatment in children and adolescents: Clinical experience in a general private hospital. Rev. chil. neuro-psiquiatr. [online]. 2009, vol.47, n.3, pp.238-243. ISSN 0717-9227.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0717-92272009000300009.

Intensive short stay psychiatric hospitalization modality within a private general hospital is discussed as a part of a continuum of care for severe cases undergoing a decompensation of their illness. Diagnosis and treatment of 38 children and adolescents is described. Results and follow up are reported. All acute crisis were resolved and some new diagnoses were formulated. Patients received treatment for their acute symptoms, and started treatment for their core disorders. Coordinations for continuation of ambulatory treatment were implemented. Lessons learned from the experience and implications for future treatment programs are discussed.

Keywords : Inpatient psychiatric treatments; child and adolescent psychiatry.

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