Commentary: The Use of Health and Behavior Codes in a Pediatric Cardiology Setting

Brosig, Cheryl L.
June 2012
Journal of Pediatric Psychology;Jun2012, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p514
Academic Journal
The article discusses the issues concerning the health and behavioral codes used in a child cardiology environment. It mentions that based on the clinical information given, the psychologist identified, whether a separate visit with the psychologist was needed, and what type of program was required. Moreover, it notes that reasons for referral to psychology will include anxiety/depression learning problems, and coping with chronic illness.


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