The Psychiatrically Hospitalized Adolescent as Victim

Forensic Psychiatric Considerations
  • Subhash C. Inamdar
Part of the Critical Issues in American Psychiatry and the Law book series (CIAP, volume 4)


The admission of an adolescent to a psychiatric unit is a traumatic process for everyone. No one wishes to see a child at a tender age, suffering or even worse, admitted to a hospital. It is obviously a painful trauma to the child and the family but it is also a source of anxiety to mental health professionals—the caregivers.


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© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Subhash C. Inamdar
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  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryNew York University School of MedicineNew YorkUSA

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