Marion Robin: the adolescent in crisis within an environment in crisis

This article discusses how solutions attempted in the psychiatric treatment of adolescents hospitalized in a crisis unit can lead to an understanding of the degree and complexity of factors that contribute to the violence that is often the hallmark of this clinical field. Here as elsewhere, the adolescent is exploring different levels of containment that are nested like Russian dolls: overall containment, local containment, and individual containment.

Adolescence, 2019, 37, 2, 233-245.