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Am J Psychother. 1988 Oct;42(4):619-29.

A preschooler in a disaster.

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Lousiana State University, Tulane University Schools of Medicine, New Orleans.


A search of the literature of children in disasters showed no case of individual therapy with such a child. The absence may be related to a specific countertransference. In the case of the preschooler presented here, the child's particular situation and developmental stage were significant aspects of his reaction and therapy.

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