B Dehlholm

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Using a nationwide psychiatric case register covering a background population of 5.1 million inhabitants, 39 children (23 boys, 16 girls) were identified who got the diagnosis of manic-depressive psychosis between 1970 and 1986 before the age of 15. The frequency of manic-depressive psychosis in this child psychiatric population was 1.2%. The mean age for(More)
The present article describes experience with admissions for observation for limited periods in the Psyciatric Hospital for Children in Risskov. Admissions of this type were introduced in 1984 in Risskov and this is hitherto the only place in Denmark where this is done. The case records of 75 children admitted during the period 1.1.1984-31.12.1986 were(More)
Owing to improved possibilities of early diagnosis, there has been increasing interest in screening children, particularly newborns. However, in the event of false-positive results or certain hereditary risk factors there is a danger of adverse psychosocial consequences, especially negative stigmatization (both of children and their families). Accordingly,(More)
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