Emergencies associated with children

Patrick Callaghan

in Emergencies in Mental Health Nursing

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Published in print October 2012 | ISBN: 9780199561414
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191740794 | DOI:

Series: Emergencies in...

Emergencies associated with children

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Crisis: responses 106

Diagnostics and labelling 108

Sexual exposure 110

Drugs and alcohol 112

Asperger's syndrome 114

Autism 116

Adolescent-onset psychosis 118

Eating disorders 120

Family therapy 124

A crisis can occur to anyone and usually indicates that a person's normal coping strategies cannot deal with the situation they are faced with. Geral Caplan developed the theory of crisis in his study of grief reaction and bereavement. All crises have some elements of a common theme such as:...

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Subjects: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry ; Emergency Medicine

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