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Written by the training director of Yale Child Study Center's world-renowned psychiatry program, this practical handbook is a quick, concise guide for professionals on the front lines of child and adolescent mental health care. Using the conversational style and clinical vignettes found in all Practical Guides in Psychiatry titles, Dr. Stubbe takes clinicians through each step of the psychiatric care process, delivering essential fast facts and effective patient care strategies. Sections cover psychiatric evaluation; disorders seen in infants, children, and adolescents; treatment modalities and treatment planning; and special circumstances including psychiatric emergencies, child neglect and abuse, and family issues. Easy-to-use appendices include rating scales and resource information.
The Practical Guides in Psychiatry series provides quick, concise information for professionals on the front lines of mental health care. Written in an easy-to-read, conversational style, these invaluable resources take you through each step of the psychiatric care process, delivering fast facts and helpful strategies that help you provide effective and compassionate care to your patients.
GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF DEVELOPMENT AND THE PSYCHIATRIC EVALUATION OF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS Overview of Development The Psychiatric Evaluation AXIS I DISORDERS USUALLY FIRST DIAGNOSED IN INFANCY, CHILDHOOD, OR ADOLESCENCE Developmental Disorders Mental Retardation Learning Disorders Pervasive Developmental Disorders Disruptive Behavior Disorders Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Conduct Disorder and Oppositional Defiant Disorder Other Disorders of Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence Separation Anxiety Disorder Selective Mutism Tic Disorders Tourette's and Other Tic Disorders Elimination Disorders Encopresis and Enuresis Feeding and Eating Disorders of Infancy or Early Childhood Pica, Rumination, and Feeding Disorders of Infancy or Early Childhood GENERAL PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS THAT MAY BEGIN IN CHILDHOOD OR ADOLESCENCE Depressive Disorders Early Onset Bipolar Disorder Anxiety Disorders Psychotic Disorders Eating Disorders Substance Abuse Disorders Trauma Related Disorders Adjustment Disorder SPECIAL CLINICAL CIRCUMSTANCES Psychiatric Emergencies Child Neglect and Abuse TREATMENT Principles of Treatment Planning Psychopharmacology Psychosocial Interventions Psychoeducational Interventions Consultations to Systems of Care APPENDIX Appendix of Rating Scales and Resources