Year: 1991 Source: International Journal of Partial Hospitalization, v.7, no.1, (June 1991), p.37-53 SIEC No: 19930330

This article deals with managment of child & adolescent partial hospitalization patients whose behaviour & level of impulsivity have excalated to the point where they require special programs. Special treatment procedures for dealing with patients displaying aggressive, acting-out behaviours, noncompliance with program rules, suicidal or runaway ideation, & drug usage, are described. Treatment programs must address the issue of safety & involve family & community.