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Prognosis in Child Psychiatry.

Prognosis in Child Psychiatry. This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This is really an excellent little book. It is well written, clear, and sets forth vividly the conclusions from a follow-up study of 284 patients treated in the Child Psychiatry Section of the University Hospital in Oslo, between 1950 and 1954. Thus, the survey, done in 1965, gave a long range follow-up on a group of children who have been well studied but who had been inadequately treated. Amazingly, only one of the 285 cases was not traced, thanks to a system of domicilliary supervision that exists throughout Norway. The book is brief and well summarized. Certain items are worthy of comment. The group described as neurotic obviously did better than groups described as psychotic and oligophrenic. Surprisingly, the psychotic children come from a rather high income group whereas the other patients clustered in social class 2 and 3 as defined by the authors. In reviewing the prognosis, it was http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Journal of Diseases of Children American Medical Association

Prognosis in Child Psychiatry.

American Journal of Diseases of Children , Volume 118 (5) – Nov 1, 1969

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American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1969 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0002-922X
DOI
10.1001/archpedi.1969.02100040809031
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This is really an excellent little book. It is well written, clear, and sets forth vividly the conclusions from a follow-up study of 284 patients treated in the Child Psychiatry Section of the University Hospital in Oslo, between 1950 and 1954. Thus, the survey, done in 1965, gave a long range follow-up on a group of children who have been well studied but who had been inadequately treated. Amazingly, only one of the 285 cases was not traced, thanks to a system of domicilliary supervision that exists throughout Norway. The book is brief and well summarized. Certain items are worthy of comment. The group described as neurotic obviously did better than groups described as psychotic and oligophrenic. Surprisingly, the psychotic children come from a rather high income group whereas the other patients clustered in social class 2 and 3 as defined by the authors. In reviewing the prognosis, it was

Journal

American Journal of Diseases of ChildrenAmerican Medical Association

Published: Nov 1, 1969

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