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    DescriptionWritten by two leading experts in the field, this welcome third edition of Children in Difficulty: A guide to understanding and helping discusses some of the most common, yet incapacitating, difficulties that are frequently encountered by young children and adolescents. This includes such topics as: ADHD disruptiveness and challenging behaviour in schools and classrooms dyslexia and reading disability eating disorders oppositional defiance, conduct and attachment disorders childhood depression school refusal developmental coordination disorder (dyspraxia) less common mental health problems, such as bipolar disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder. traumatic and stressful situations drug and solvent abuse. The third edition of this book includes brand new insights from the fields of genetics and neuroscience and ensures claims for the effectiveness of specific interventions are supported by rigorous, scientific evidence. By drawing upon high level scientific and clinical knowledge and distilling it in a way that is accessible to professionals from a range of child care disciplines, this book will be of significant value to those working in education, health or social care, and anyone who needs to be able to recognise and help children in difficulty.

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    Children in Difficulty
    A Guide to Understanding and Helping
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Julian Elliott, By (author) Maurice Place
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 296
    Width: 154 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 454 g
    ISBN 13: 9780415672634
    ISBN 10: 0415672635

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27230
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: EDU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.8
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Ingram Subject Code: ED
    Libri: I-ED
    DC22: 618.928914
    B&T General Subject: 340
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    BIC subject category V2: JNH, JNC, JKSN2
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    BISAC V2.8: MED069000, EDU026000
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    DC22: 618.92/8914
    BISAC V2.8: EDU009000
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    LC classification: RJ504 .E43 2012
    Ingram Theme: INDS/EDCSTD
    Thema V1.0: JNF, JKSN2, JND
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    7 black & white illustrations
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    09 February 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Julian Elliott is Principal of Collingwood College, and Professor of Education, at Durham University, UK. Maurice Place is Visiting Professor of Child & Family Psychiatry at Northumbria University, UK.
    Table of contents
    1. Introduction 2. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder 3. Attachment Disorder 4. Depression and Self Harm 5. Less common mental health problems 6. Oppositional defiance and conduct problems in young children 7. Disruption in school 8. Dyslexia 9. Traumatic and Stressful Events 10. School Refusal 11. Eating Disorders 12. Developmental coordination disorder (dyspraxia)