Year: 1972 Source: American Journal of Psychiatry, v.129, no.5, (1972), p.574-577 SIEC No: 19833075

This paper presents data from a crisis evaluation questionnaire administered to 50 adolescents admitted to the Los Angeles County University of Southern California Medical Centre. Analysis of the questionnaire delineated 4 crisis behaviours – suicidal, aggressive, psychotic, and psychotic drug – as the reason for hospitalization. Easch behavioural group was evaluated in terms of life situation areas covered by the questionnaire.