Clinical and demographic characteristics of child and adolescent partial hospital patients.

@article{Doan1989ClinicalAD,
  title={Clinical and demographic characteristics of child and adolescent partial hospital patients.},
  author={Richard J. Doan and Theodore A Petti},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  year={1989},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={66-9}
}
Eighteen child and adolescent partial hospital (PH) programs were surveyed through site visits. Demographic and diagnostic characteristics of 796 patients and clinical records of current and discharged patients were examined. Most current patients lived with relatives and 52% received Medicaid. Fifty-eight percent had a primary diagnosis of an externalizing disorder and 46% had been hospitalized. Forty percent of the former patients (N = 96) were discharged from PH when such services were no… CONTINUE READING

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