Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

The Essentials
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 9781605474434
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Publication Date: Oct 4, 2010
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Edition: Second
ISBN/ISSN: 9781605474434
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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: The Essentials, Second Edition presents comprehensive yet practical information about psychiatric problems in children and adolescents that can be used in a wide variety of clinical settings. Written by both psychiatrists and primary care providers, this concise and readable text is divided into four sections on evaluation, specific disorders, special issues, and treatment. Clinical case studies reinforce the major points in each chapter and tables present at-a-glance information on psychotropic drugs for various disorders. This edition has fifty percent new contributing authors, more information on evaluating polypharmaceutic approaches, and new chapters on fetal alcohol syndrome, nutritional psychiatry, and evidence-based psychotherapies.


--NEW: New chapters on fetal alcohol syndrome, nutritional psychiatry, and evidence-based psychotherapies
--NEW: 50 per cent new contributors
--NEW: Evaluating polypharmaceutical approach
--Clinical vignettes
--Easy-to-read medication tables
--Suggested readings, including websites

About the Author(s)

  • Keith Cheng MD
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Oregon Health and Science University; Chief Medical Officer, Trillium Family Services, Portland, OR


  • Edition: Second
  • Product Format: Hardbound
  • ISBN: 9781605474434
  • Trim Size: 7 x 10
  • Pages: 560
  • Pub Date: Oct 4, 2010
  • Weight: 2.0

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Table of contents


Chapter 1: Psychiatric Assessment of Children and Adolescents
Nancy C. Winters and Jenny Tsai

Chapter 2: Psychological Assessment
Norm Reed

Chapter 3: Rating Scales
Andrea K. Maikovich-Fong, Alison Leary, Brent Collett, and Kathleen M. Myers


Chapter 4: Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Dorothy E. Stubbe

Chapter 5: Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder
Francheska Perepletchikova

Chapter 6: Adolescent Substance-Use Disorders
Oscar G. Bukstein

Chapter 7: Pediatric Anxiety Disorders
Gail A. Bernstein and Andrea M. Victor

Chapter 8: Trauma and Associated Disorders
Toi Blakley Harris and John Sargent

Chapter 9: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Jamie Snyder

Chapter 10: Tourette's Syndrome
Ajit N. Jetmalani

Chapter 11: Child and Adolescent Depressive Disorders
Elizabeth McCauley, Gretchen R. Gudmundsen, Carol Rockhill, and My Banh

Chapter 12: Early Onset Bipolar Disorder
Gretchen R. Gudmundsen, Stefanie A. Hlastala, and Kathleen M. Myers

Chapter 13: Eating Disorders
Rosemary Calderon

Chapter 14: Elimination Disorders: Enuresis and Encopresis
Joan M. Daughton

Chapter 15: Early Onset Schizophrenia and Related Psychotic Disorders
Stefanie A. Hlastala, Ian Kodish, and Jon M. McClellan

Chapter 16: Autism Spectrum Disorders
Karen Toth and Bryan H. King

Chapter 17: Learning Disabilities
David Breiger and Jenise Jensen


Chapter 18: Early Childhood Mental Health in Clinical Practice
Mary Margaret Gleason and Chia Granda

Chapter 19: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Stephanie King and Heather Carmichael Olson

Chapter 20: Pediatric Sleep Problems
Elizabeth Super and Kyle P. Johnson

Chapter 21: Suicidality and Youth: Identification, Treatment and Prevention
Kelly Schloredt, Cynthia Flynn, Brent Collett, and Kathleen M. Myers

Chapter 22: Aggression by Children and Adolescents
Robert J. Hilt and William P. French

Chapter 23: Nutritional Aspects of Psychiatric Disorders
Ann Childers

Chapter 24: Caring for Children and Adolescents with Mental Health Problems in the General Health Setting
Rebecca A. Baum and Kelly J. Kelleher


Chapter 25: Psychopharmacology
Ajit N. Jetmalani

Chapter 26: Evidence-Based Psychotherapies
Keith Cheng and Cindy Smith

Chapter 27: Community-Based Systems of Care
Nancy C. Winters