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School follow-up of adolescents treated in a psychiatric hospital

Abstract

Parents of 25 patients discharged from an adolescent psychiatric ward over a one-year period were interviewed to determine their child's school adjustment. Satisfactory or excellent adjustment was reported in 84 percent of the cases. Findings were discussed in terms of the role of hospital school staff in assisting adolescents to make the transition to community school settings.

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Correspondence to Thomas R. Barnes BA.

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Forness, S.R., Barnes, T.R. School follow-up of adolescents treated in a psychiatric hospital. Child Psych Hum Dev 11, 179–185 (1981). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00709382

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Keywords

  • Social Psychology
  • Psychiatric Hospital
  • School Setting
  • School Staff
  • Community School