The article presents in the form of a clinical case the organization of psychological assistance to a teenager with a severe form of Crohn's disease during the period of long-term hospital treatment (within three months).
Crohn's disease is a severe chronic immune-mediated inflammatory disease of the gastrointestinal tract, which can affect all its parts. The recurrent course of the disease is the basis for assigning the disabled status to the child, because the condition leads to limitation of life and significantly changes the lifestyle of the child and his family.
The tasks and content of psychological assistance to a chronically ill child are set out taking into account the severity of his physical condition and the stage of treatment. The specifics of the work of a psychologist in intensive care, the department of surgery and a somatic hospital are shown.
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