Concise Guide to Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is a practical and easy-to-understand resource for novices and professionals. The Third Edition of this invaluable reference summarizes fundamental information on mental health issues affecting children and adolescents.
All the necessary basic information is here, organized for easy reference with a detailed table of contents, index, tables, figures, and other charts for quick access. The third edition has been expanded and updated to reflect the latest research on the emotional and behavioral states of children and adolescents. Readers will find new techniques for diagnosis and treatment, as well as updated information from DSM-IV-TR.
Basic information on evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment planning
Sections on specific disorders, including epidemiology, comorbidity, etiology, course and prognosis, evaluation and differential diagnosis, treatment monitoring, and relevant interventions
Details on treatment options, including psychosocial and psychopharmacological approaches
Simplified information on theoretical and research foundations, with references for further reading
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