Year: 1983 Source: Psychiatric Quarterly, v.55, no.1, (Spring 1983), p.55-64 SIEC No: 19890395

This article describes a short-term activity discussion therapy group for severely disturbed children in an inpatient psychiatric unit. Major themes of the session are reported as well as clinical vignettes which clarify techniques & demonstrate their efficacy. Staff report that group members tolerate group activities better & exhibit more socially acceptablr interactions. 9 refs.