CRISIS INTERVENTION

1. the intermittent improvisation, instead of particularly remedial, utilization so psychotherapy or counseling to help people, families, and sets of people who have been exposed to a very disturbing event. It may inhibit the occurrence of further severe consequences stemming from such event. 2. psychological interference rendered on an intermittent basis in a crisis situation for people going through mental health emergencies.

CRISIS INTERVENTION: "Sometimes crisis interventions are needed to assist those who have lost a loved one unexpectedly and are having difficulty moving on and functioning well in life."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "CRISIS INTERVENTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/crisis-intervention/ (accessed October 16, 2018).
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