Established for fifteen years as the standard work in the field, Melvin Lewis's Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: A Comprehensive Textbook is now in its Fourth Edition. Under the editorial direction of Andres Martin and Fred R. Volkmar--two of Dr. Lewis's colleagues at the world-renowned Yale Child Study Center--this classic text emphasizes the relationship between basic science and clinical research and integrates scientific principles with the realities of drug interactions. This edition has been reorganized into a more compact, clinically relevant book and completely updated, with two-thirds new contributing authors. The new structure incorporates economics, diversity, and a heavy focus on evidence-based practice. Numerous new chapters include genetics, research methodology and statistics, and the continuum of care and location-specific interventions. A companion Website provides instant access to the complete, fully searchable text at www.lewischildpsychiatry.com.
SECTION HEADINGS AN APPROACH TO THE DISCIPLINE: The Art of the Science: A Child, Family and Systems-Centered Approach / Prevailing and Shifting Paradigms: A Historical Perspective / Ethics / Education and Training / Child and Family Policy / Money Matters: Funding Care Diverse Populations: Cultural Child and Adolescent/ The Hearing or Visually Impaired SCIENTIFIC FOUNDATIONS: Research Methodology Understanding Research Methods and Statistics / Evidence-Based Practice / Respect for Children EPIDEMIOLOGY AND PUBLIC HEALTH Epidemilogy GENETICS From Genes to Brain/ Assessing Risk Molecular Basis of Select Childhood NEUROSCIENCES Neuroimaging Methods in the Study of Childhood Psychiatric Disorders /Neurochemistry,Harmacodynamics,and Biological Psychiatry A DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK: * NORMAL DEVELOPMENT The Infant and Toddler / The Preschool child/ Development of School-Age Children / Adolescence / Developmental Psychopathology NOSOLOGY, CLASSIFICATION, AND DIAGNOSTIC ASSESSMENT Classification DIAGNOSTIC ASSESSMENT Clinical Assessment of Infants and Toddlers/ Clinical Assessment of Children and Adolescents SPECIFIC DISORDERS AND SYNDROMES DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS Autism and the Persuasive Developmental Disorders/ Suicidal Behavior in Children and Adolescents Causes and Management ANXIETY DISORDERS Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder/ Trichotillomania /Tic Disorders EATING DISORDERS Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa / Obesity / Sleep Disorders / Somatoform Disorders / Delirium and Catatonia/ Elimination Disorders: Enuresis and Encopresis / Gender Identity Disorders / Personality Disorders in Children and Adolescents NEGLECT, ABUSE, AND TRAUMA-RELATED CONDITIONS Child Abuse and Neglect /Posttraumatic Stress Disorder / Reactive Attachment Disorder Treatment PEDIATRIC PSYCHOOPHARMACOLOGY PSYCHOTHERAPIES THE CONTINUUM OF CARE AND LOCATION-SPECIFIC INTERVENTIONS INTERFACE AREAS OF CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY PEDIATRICS The Consultation and Liaison Processes to Pediatrics/ Mental Health Issues in the Medically Ill Child or Adolescent THE LAW The Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in Court/ Divorce and Child Custody
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