Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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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.

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--Written by the training director of Yale Child Study Center's world-renowned psychiatry program
--Has the hallmark features of all the Practical Guides in Psychiatry titles:
  • Provides quick, concise information for professionals on the front lines of mental health care
  • Written in an easy-to-read, conversational style with clinical vignettes
  • Takes clinicians through each step of the psychiatric care process
  • Delivers essential fast facts and effective, compassionate patient care strategies

--Sections cover:
  • the child and adolescent psychiatric evaluation
  • Axis 1 and Axis 2 disorders seen in infants, children, and adolescents
  • treatment modalities, treatment planning, and choosing the appropriate treatment setting
  • special circumstances such as psychiatric emergencies, child neglect and abuse, divorce, death or disability of parent, the psychiatrically ill parent

--Easy-to-use appendices include rating scales and resource information
Dorothy Stubbe MD
Associate Professor of Child Psychiatry, Training Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Yale Child Study Center, New Haven, CT


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ISBN/ISSN: 9780781778312
Product Format: Softbound
Trim Size: 4.5 x 7.5
Pages: 283
Pub Date: 2006
Weight: 0.55

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

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