How to Evaluate Adolescents
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 1, Number 11, November 2003
Daniel Carlat, MD
Dr. Carlat has disclosed that he has no significant relationships with or financial interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Every so often the stars align themselves in such a way that you will be referred an “easy” adolescent. This is a teenager who looks and dresses like you, who is seeking help on his or her own urging, who describes depressive or anxiety symptoms articulately, and who responds well to standard treatment.