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.Diagnosis is based on a childa#39;s writing performance Motor Skills Disorder: Coordination Disorder Communication ... and homework, some inattention and oppositional behavior, and a pattern of deteriorating grades and test scores. At the time of assessment, he was enrolled in a regular fifth-grade class in a public school, which he had been attending since first grade. ... His brother has a history of language problems for which he received speech-language therapy in the preschoolanbsp;...
|Title||:||Kaplan and Sadock's Concise Textbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry|
|Author||:||Benjamin J. Sadock, Virginia A. Sadock, Harold I. Kaplan|
|Publisher||:||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2009|