Child Psychiatry and Human Development

, Volume 13, Issue 2, pp 71–78 | Cite as

The socio-therapeutic environment of a child psychosomatic Ward (or, is pediatrics bad for your mental health?)

  • Hans Steiner


The author evaluated the socio-therapeutic environment of a child and adolescent psychosomatic inpatient unit by means of the Ward Atmosphere Scale. The results support the notion that conjoint, intensive psychiatric and pediatric treatment of psychosomatic patients does not impede the formation of a very active psychiatric treatment milieu.


Mental Health Social Psychology Psychiatric Treatment Inpatient Unit Pediatric Treatment 
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© Human Sciences Press 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans Steiner
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral SciencesChildren's Hospital at Stanford UniversityPalo AltoUSA
  2. 2.Medical Director, Psychosomatic Inpatient ServiceChildren's Hospital at Stanford UniversityPalo AltoUSA

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