Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: A Developmental Approach: Fourth Revised Edition

Editor : Jeremy Turk, Editor : Frank Verhulst, Editor : Philip Graham

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: A Developmental Approach: Fourth Revised Edition

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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Published : January 2007
  • Category :
    Child and Adolescent Studies
  • Catalogue No : 9211
  • ISBN 13 : 9780198526124
  • ISBN 10 : 0198526121

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This is one of the standard international textbooks on child and adolescent mental health. Its strengths lie in its up-to-date, evidence-based approach to practical clinical issues and its comprehensive multidisciplinary perspective. A well-established and popular comprehensive textbook, it combines the shared knowledge, experience and expertise of three major, internationally recognised, academic and clinical practitioners in this field. It covers all aspects of developmental psychology, behavioural and emotional disorders, types of therapy and prevention, with a special emphasis on developmental considerations and on ways in which physical health and psychological problems interact. The up-to-date content gives scholarly overviews of all relevant areas including genetics, neurodevelopment, developmental psychology, attachment theory, social aspects, service provision and child and adolescent mental health. The new edition also includes comprehensive sections on developmental disabilities, as well as adolescence and psychological aspects of physical disorder in young people.Updated throughout, the "Child and Adolescent Psychiatry" provides necessary and useful information for all professionals dealing with emotionally, behaviourally and developmentally disordered children and their families. It will be essential for all trainees in child and adolescent mental health, as well as paediatricians, psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, speech and language therapists, social workers, clinical service managers and commissioners.

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Contents:
1. Introduction;
2. Maltreatment in the family;
3. Neurodevelopment and neuropsychiatric disorders;
4. Development and developmental psychopathology;
5. Adolescence and psychiatric disorders often beginning in adolescence;
6. Child-adult continuities in psychiatric disorders;
7. Psychosocial aspects of physical disorders: general;
8. Psychosocial aspects of specific physical non-neurological conditions;
9. Prevention and treatment;
10. Services

About the Editor(s)

Philip Graham is Emeritus Professor of Child Psychiatry at the Institute of Child Health, London, where he was Dean from 1985 to 1990. He was a consultant psychiatrist at the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London for many years. He has long-standing interests both in education and in psychological treatments for disturbed children and adolescents.

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