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dc.contributor.authorAl Haidar, F.A.
dc.date.accessioned2014-06-17T11:29:05Z
dc.date.available2014-06-17T11:29:05Z
dc.date.issued2003EN
dc.identifier.issn1020-3397EN
dc.identifier.otherhttp://applications.emro.who.int/emhj/0905_6/9_5-6_2003_996_1002.pdfEN
dc.identifier.urihttps://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/119355
dc.description996-1002EN
dc.description.abstractA retrospective review was made of the case records of inpatients referred to the psychiatric consultation-liaison service of King Khalid University Hospital, Saudi Arabia over a 6-year period. For the 109 patients under 18 years old, the study noted both the medical or surgical diseases diagnosed as well as psychiatric disorders and the treatment approaches used by psychiatrists. Depressive and adjustment disorders were the most often diagnosed psychiatric illnesses.The most common medical diagnoses were epilepsy, drug overdose, ambiguous genitalia, orthopaedic injuries and diabetes mellitus.Young people with these medical problems are in real need of psychological assessment and interventionEN
dc.language.isoenEN
dc.subjectBehavior TherapyEN
dc.subjectCentral Nervous System StimulantsEN
dc.subjectChild PsychiatryEN
dc.subjectDrug UtilizationEN
dc.subjectHealth Services Needs and DemandEN
dc.subjectMental DisordersEN
dc.subjectPsychotherapyEN
dc.subjectPsychotropic DrugsEN
dc.subjectReferral and ConsultationEN
dc.subject.meshAdolescent PsychiatryEN
dc.titleInpatient child and adolescent psychiatric referrals in Saudi Arabia: clinical profiles and treatmentEN
dc.relation.ispartofjournalEMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 9 (‎5-6)‎, 996-1002, 2003


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