This unique volume chronicles the combined experiences of the multidisciplinary team on the clinical practice of child and adolescent psychiatry. A culmination of the authors' past 37 years of training medical students and other allied health trainees, this text is designed with the needs of the busy clinician in mind. Its broad coverage of the subject, the use of relevant clinical histories and findings to illustrate key points, as well as discussions on common treatment side effects make it a very helpful and practical book.Medical students in their third through final years; trainees in psychiatry, psychology, and social work; psychologists; teacher counselors; medical social workers; pediatricians interested in child mental health; and family physicians will find this book particularly useful and stimulating.
Overview of Mental Health Problems in Children and Adolescents; Development of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Speaking to Children; Assessment of Children and Adolescents; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; Stress-related Disorders; Autism and related Disorders; Enuresis and Encopresis; Conduct Disorders; Emotional Disorders; Learning Disorders; Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior; School Refusal; Eating Disorders; Rare Conditions in Child Psychiatry; Substance Abuse and Dependence; Adolescent Smoking; Psychotic Disorders; Consultation Liaison Psychiatry; Custody and Access Evaluations; Adoption, Child Abuse and Neglect; Evaluation of Antisocial Behaviors; Violent Offenders; Psychological Testing; IQ Testing of Children; Research in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Management; Counseling of Families and Family Therapy; Play Therapy; Occupational Therapy; Medical Treatment; Inpatient Treatment; Helping Agencies; References for Students.
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