Role of Family and Networks in Emergency Psychotherapy
In an emergency, clinicians must make important assessment and management decisions, within a restrictive time frame and often on the basis of limited information. Persons close to the patient frequently are an essential resource. Not only can they provide important data about the patient, but they may also play a central role in both the genesis and the resolution of the crisis. This section discusses various levels of involvement significant others may have in emergency evaluation and treatment.
KeywordsCrisis Intervention Taxi Driver Significant People Professional Health Care Provider Bizarre Delusion
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