Medline: 3344854

American Journal of Psychiatry 145(3): 363-364, 1988.

Characteristics of psychiatric consultations in a pediatric cancer center.

Rait DS, Jacobsen PB, Lederberg MS, et al.

Abstract:

Data on psychiatric consultations with 58 pediatric cancer patients are summarized. Although most patients received DSM-III axis I diagnoses, adjustment disorder was diagnosed in 30 cases (52%). The patients with primarily depressive features were significantly older than those with anxious features.


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