Getting into adolescent heads: An essential update

Goldenring, John M.; Rosen, David S.
January 2004
Contemporary Pediatrics;Jan2004, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p76
Provides information on the HEEADSSS psychosocial interview, or the assessment of the home environment, education, employment, eating, peer-related activities, drugs, sexuality, suicide or depression and safety from injury and violence of adolescent patients in the U.S. History of HEEADSSS, originally known as HEADSS developed by physician Harvey Berman; Kinds of questions to ask adolescents; Factors to consider after the interview, including asking for feedback from patients. INSETS: Ensuring confidentiality;Accentuate the positive;Some thoughts on office questionnaires;Are they lying?


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