The Medical Transition from Pediatric to Adult-Oriented Care: Considerations for Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

More adolescents and young adults are surviving previously fatal childhood illness and need support to transition from pediatric care to adult-oriented care. There are many barriers, but guidelines and tools assist providers with emphasis on gradually addressing transition with patients and families. Child and adolescent psychiatrists should be particularly attuned to the needs of adolescents with previously identified mental illness who are at high risk of falling out of regular care during transition. Providers are also uniquely suited to address the needs of adolescents and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Full Text

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hart, LC; Maslow, G

Published Date

  • January 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 27 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 125 - 132

PubMed ID

  • 29157498

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-0490

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.chc.2017.08.004

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States