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Paediatric psychotherapy: a service in a general outpatient clinic.
  1. S Vas Dias,
  2. S A McKenzie
  1. Department of Paediatrics, Oldchurch Hospital, Romford, Essex.

    Abstract

    The service of paediatric psychotherapy to a general paediatric outpatient clinic is described. Using techniques developed to suit paediatric patients a median of nine patients each clinic were treated. Referral symptoms resolved in a median time of four months after a median of seven sessions. This model for the management of paediatric patients with emotional and behavioural difficulties may allow an effective and efficient use of psychotherapy time.

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