An evaluation of hospital in-patient treatment in adolescent school phobia.

@article{Berg1978AnEO,
  title={An evaluation of hospital in-patient treatment in adolescent school phobia.},
  author={Ilyssa Berg and Dorothy Fielding},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={1978},
  volume={132},
  pages={
          500-5
        }
}
Thirty-two school-phobic youngsters of mean age 13 years were randomly allocated to two treatment groups after stratifying for sex. Length of in-patient management in a psychiatric hospital unit for young adolescents was evaluated. One group was admitted for three months and the other for six. Care was taken to ensure that cases had been fairly distributed between the groups by comparing them on a variety of clinical features. Follow-up assessments were carried out in a reliable fashion at six… CONTINUE READING

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