Concise Guide to Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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Concise Guide to Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is an ideal resource for novicesApractical, easy-to-understand, and small enough to carry in a jacket pocket. The Third Edition of this invaluable reference summarizes fundamental information on mental health issues affecting children and adolescents, including: -Basic information on evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment planning -Sections on specific disorders, including epidemiology, comorbidity, etiology, course and prognosis, evaluation and differential diagnosis, treatment monitoring, and relevant interventions -Details on treatment options, including psychosocial and psychopharmacological approaches -Simplified information on theoretical and research foundations, with references for further reading All the necessary basic information is here, organized for easy reference with a detailed table of contents, index, tables, figures, and other charts for quick access. The third edition has been expanded and updated to reflect the latest research on the emotional and behavioral states of children and adolescents. Readers will find new techniques for diagnosis and treatment, as well as updated information from DSM-IV-TR. Concise Guide to Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition, is an invaluable resource for those just beginning to treat child psychiatry patients. Convenient and affordable, itAs also an outstanding on-the-spot reference for daily use in the clinic.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 106.7 x 162.6 x 17.8mm | 272.16g
  • American Psychiatric Association Publishing
  • American Psychiatric Press Inc.
  • VA, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • index
  • 1585620742
  • 9781585620746
  • 1,127,899

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"Originally printed in 1991, the guide is now in its third edition. Following the accelerated pace of new research in child and adolescent psychiatry, the contents have been updated, and now relevant data have been incorporated into the text. Every effort has been made to include information that is as comprehensive as possible while maintaining the simplicity and brevity intended by the design of the book."-- "Ayesha Mian, M.D. and Cynthia W. Santos, M.D., Journal of Clinical Psychiatry", "June 2005"show more

Table of contents

Introduction. Evaluation and treatment planning. Axis I disorders usually first diagnosed in infancy, childhood, or adolescence: attention-deficit and disruptive behavior disorders. Other Axis I disorders usually first diagnosed in infancy, childhood, or adolescence. �Adult� disorders that may begin in childhood or adolescence. Developmental disorders. Special clinical circumstances. Psychopharmacology: special issues for children and adolescents. Psychosocial treatments. Appendix: resources for parents. Index.show more

About Mina K. Dulcan

Mina K. Dulcan, M.D., is Margaret C. Osterman Professor of Child Psychiatry; Head of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Children�s Memorial Hospital; Director of the Warren Wright Adolescent Program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital; and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Pediatrics Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Northwestern University, The Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. MaryBeth Lake, M.D., is Director of Training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Children�s Memorial Hospital and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern University, The Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. D. Richard Martini, M.D., is Director of Consultation Liaison, Intake, and Emergency Services and the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Children�s Memorial Hospital. He is also Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Pediatrics at Northwestern University, The Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois.show more

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