Developmental-behavioral Pediatrics: Evidence and Practice

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2008 - Medical - 975 pages
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Based on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Primary Care: Child and Adolescent Version (DSM-PC), this state-of-the-art reference expertly guides you through normal and abnormal development and behavior for all pediatric age groups. See how neurobiological, environmental, and human relationship factors all contribute to developmental and behavioral disorders and know how to best diagnose and treat each patient you see.

  • Accurately identify developmental and behavioral problems using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Primary Care criteria, and evidence-based guidelines.
  • Gain a clear understanding of the "normal" boundaries and variations within specific disorders.
  • Make informed therapeutic decisions with the integration of basic science and practical information and recommendations from the Society of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
  • Avoid legal and ethical implications by consulting the Law, Policy, and Ethics chapter.
  • Download the DSM PC criteria from the included CD, as well as tables and illustrations for use in electronic presentations.
  

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Contents

The History of Child DevelopmentBehavioral Health Policy in the United States
1
Theoretical Foundations of DevelopmentalBehavioral Pediatrics
13
Research Foundations Methods and Issues in DevelopmentalBehavioral Pediatrics
47
The Origins of Behavior and Cognition in the Developing Brain
57
Family Context in DevelopmentalBehavioral Pediatrics
79
Diagnostic Classification Systems
109
Screening and Assessment Tools
123
7B Surveillance and Screening for Development and Behavior
130
Language and Speech Disorders
467
Motor Disabilities and Multiple Handicapping Conditions
483
Autism Spectrum Disorders
519
AttentionDeficitHyperactivity Disorder
579
Externalizing Conditions
603
Internalizing Conditions
627
18B Anxiety Disorders
645
The Effect of Substance Use Disorders on Children and Adolescents
669

7C Assessment of Development and Behavior
144
7D Assessment of Speech and Language
177
7E Assessment of Motor Skills
190
Treatment and Management
203
8B FamilyCentered Care and the Medical Home
214
8C Psychopharmacological Management of Disorders of Development and Behavior
225
8D EvidenceBased Psychological Interventions for Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
240
8E Complementary and Alternative Medicine in DevelopmentalBehavioral Pediatrics
259
Adaptation to General Health Problems and Their Treatment
281
Developmental Behavioral Aspects of Chronic Conditions
301
10B Genetics in DevelopmentalBehavioral Pediatrics
317
10C Metabolic Disorders
336
10D Developmental and Behavioral Outcomes of Infectious Diseases
345
10E Central Nervous System Disorders
359
10F Sensory Deficits
383
Cognitive and Adaptive Disabilities
405
Learning Disabilities
445
Child Maltreatment Developmental Consequences
699
Pain and Somatoform Disorders
711
Sleep and Sleep Disorders in Children
743
Feeding and Eating Conditions
757
23C Food Insecurity and Failure to Thrive
768
23D Obesity and Restrictive Eating Disorders
779
Eliminating Conditions
791
Sexuality
805
25B Gender Identity
825
25C Variation in Sexual Orientation and Sexual Expression
839
Atypical Behavior Selfinjury and Pica
871
Strategies to Enhance Developmental and Behavioral Services in Primary Care
887
Ethical Issues in DevelopmentalBehavior Pediatrics A Historical Approach
905
Appendix
925
Index
939
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