Clin Pediatr (Phila) volume 3, issue 10, P581-586 1964 DOI: 10.1177/000992286400301006 View full text
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Herbert E. Rie, Harold Boverman, Natividad Ozoa, Burton J. Grossman

Abstract: Supported by NIMH Career Teacher Grant MH 809101.ANUMBER of investigators have dealt jf NU~I~3~R ot investi g ators have dealt with the psychological problems engendered by the hospitalization of a child.1-6 Most of them recommend procedures that may be adopted to reduce the probability of psychologic trauma. Among these procedures, communication with a child patient at an appropriate level about his illness and about hospital procedures is generally included. &dquo;Communication&dquo; in this context is ofte…

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