Year: 1986 Source: Family Process, v.25, no.3, (September 1986), p.391-405 SIEC No: 19872295

This paper describes systemic issues that are central to the admission of an adolescent family member for inpatient psychiatric evaluation & treatment, & proposes ways in which family therapy on admission can offer opportunities for the growth, development, & autonomy of the adolescent, the family system, & the hospital system. (60 references)