Year: 1991 Source: Baltimore, MD: Williams & Wilkins, 1991. p.930-937 SIEC No: 20010799

The general principles of recognition, evaluation, & treatment that apply to all emergencies are described in this chapter. In addition, the following specific emergencies are discussed: abuse, aggression & violence, AIDS, anorexia & bulimia, anxiety disorders, conduct disorders, depression & suicide, dissociative disorders, drug abuse, firesetting, psychosis, runaway, & somatoform disorders. (19 refs.)