Neurobiological Disorders in Children and Adolescents: New Directions for Mental Health Services #54
John Wiley & Sons, Jun 22, 1992 - Psychology - 152 pages
This volume summarizes recent scientific data about neurobiological disorders in children and adolescents and discusses treatment approaches based on these findings--particularly pharmacological treatments. Second, the contributors recommend fundamental changes in our society's institutions--including the medical profession, the insurance industry, the educational system, and the legal system--necessitated by these new findings. This is the 54th issue of the quarterly journal New Directions for Mental Health Services.
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