A follow-up study of hospitalized adolescents.

  title={A follow-up study of hospitalized adolescents.},
  author={J Kivowitz and Jane Forgotson and Gerald S. Goldstein and F. W. Gottlieb},
  journal={Comprehensive psychiatry},
  volume={15 1},
Abstract An effort was made to assess 138 patients previossly hospitalized as adolescents by a two-stage longitudinal study extending up to 9 yr following discharge from an adolescent ward. The psychotic patients did poorly over time, with significant improvement rare in more than a third of the cases. In contrast, those patients having neurotic disorders, those patients with adjustment reactions, and those patients having personality disorders did quite well over time in spite of their… CONTINUE READING

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