Depressive and aggressive behavior: intervention techniques used in resolving adolescent conflicts. A descriptive clinical case study in nursing therapy
Burgess, Ann W.
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The case study portrays the succession of steps taken by a psychiatric nurse in a new therapy approach, coupled with medicine, to rehabilitate and restore to society, a severely depressed adolescent whose early prognosis was highly unfavorable. The collaborative efforts of nursing and medicine were synchronized to provide the patient a new experience in living wherein he was able to, (1) accept his need to be dependent upon another human being, (2) control his angry and aggressive feelings, (3) resolve his conflict over triangular relationships. The documentation of this nursing therapy approach describes the developments occurring over a two year period in which the adolescent's impulses ran the gamut of negative emotions from despairing withdrawal and suicidal actions to frightening aggression and homicidal intent. Data selected for descriptive analyses are based ... [TRUNCATED]
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