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This book presents updated clinical material on child and adolescent psychiatry from the best-selling Kaplan and Sadock's Synopsis of Psychiatry, Tenth Edition. Coverage includes clinically relevant information on normal and abnormal development; examination; neuroimaging; learning, communication and behavioral disorders; adolescent substance abuse; forensic issues; and the spectrum of psychiatric problems such as depression and bipolar disorders. Treatment chapters include a broad range of psychopharmacotherapeutic and psychotherapeutic techniques, and the many controversies related to appropriate use of medication in children are addressed. The book is DSM-IV-TR compatible and replete with case studies and tables, including DSM-IV-TR tables.
Assessment, Examination, and Psychological Testing Mental Retardation Learning Disorders Motor Skills Disorder: Developmental Coordination Disorder Communication Disorders Pervasive Developmental Disorders Attention-Deficit Disorders Disruptive Behavior Disorders Feeding and Eating Disorders of Infancy or Early Childhood Tic Disorders Elimination Disorders Reactive Attachment Disorder of Infancy or Early Childhood Stereotypic Movement Disorder and Disorder of Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence Not Otherwise Specified Mood Disorders and Suicide Depressive Disorders and Suicide Early-Onset Bipolar Disorders Anxiety Disorders Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Separation Anxiety Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Social Phobia Selective Mutism Early-Onset Schizophrenia Adolescent Substance Abuse Additional Conditions That May Be a Focus of Clinical Attention Psychiatric Treatment Individual Psychotherapy Group Psychotherapy Residential, Day, and Hospital Treatment Biological Therapies Psychiatric Treatment of Adolescents Special Areas of Interest Forensic Issues Adoption and Foster Care Child Maltreatment and Abuse Impact of Terrorism on Children