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

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009 - Medical - 236 pages

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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Contents

Mental Retardation
7
Learning Disorders
33
Communication Disorders
48
Pervasive Developmental
65
AttentionDeficit Disorders
79
Disruptive Behavior Disorders
92
Tic Disorders
108
Infancy or Early Childhood
123
Anxiety Disorders
147
EarlyOnset Schizophrenia
166
Psychiatric Treatment
184
4
197
5
205
Index
225
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