Kaplan and Sadock's Concise Textbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Kaplan and Sadock's Concise Textbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Publication Date: 2008
Availability: In Stock
ISBN/ISSN: 9780781793872


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.

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--Coverage of neuroimaging, forensic issues, and substance abuse
--Updated coverage of psychiatric drugs and their appropriate use in children
--Case studies
--Current DSM-IV-TR tables
--Up-to-date epidemiologic data on all clinical disorders
Virginia Alcott Sadock MD
Professor of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center; Attending Psychiatrist, Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY

Benjamin J. Sadock MD
Menas S. Gregory Professor of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine; Attending Psychiatrist, Tisch Hospital; Attending Psychiatrist, Bellevue Hospital Center; Honorary Medical Staff, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY

ISBN/ISSN: 9780781793872
Product Format: Softbound
Trim Size: 7.5 x 10.5
Pages: 264
Pub Date: 2008
Weight: 1.3

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

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