Show Summary Details
Page of

Emergencies associated with children 

Emergencies associated with children
Emergencies associated with children

Patrick Callaghan

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD MEDICINE ONLINE ( © Oxford University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Medicine Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 19 September 2020

Crisis: responses 106

Diagnostics and labelling 108

Sexual exposure 110

Drugs and alcohol 112

Asperger's syndrome 114

Autism 116

Adolescent-onset psychosis 118

Eating disorders 120

Family therapy 124

A crisis can occur to anyone and usually indicates that a person's normal coping strategies cannot deal with the situation they are faced with. Geral Caplan developed the theory of crisis in his study of grief reaction and bereavement. All crises have some elements of a common theme such as:...

Access to the complete content on Oxford Medicine Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.