Judith A. van der Valk

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CONTEXT If delirium is not diagnosed, it is unlikely that any effort will be made to reverse it. Given evidence for under-diagnosis, tools that aid recognition are required. OBJECTIVE Relating three presentations of pediatric delirium (PD) to standard criteria and developing a diagnostic algorithm. RESULTS Delirium-inducing factors, disturbance of(More)
Pervasive refusal syndrome (PRS) is a rare child psychiatric disorder characterized by pervasive refusal, active/angry resistance to help and social withdrawal leading to an endangered state. Little has been written about PRS. A literature search yielded only 15 relevant articles, all published between 1991 and 2006. This article presents a critical review(More)
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