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Behavioral Pediatrics: Volume 1
     

Behavioral Pediatrics: Volume 1

by Donald E. Greydanus, Helena D. Pratt (Editor), Dilip R. Patel (Editor)
 
We have compiled this updated information for various health care professionals who are seeking to provide comprehensive health care for our children and adolescents-pediatricians, family medicine physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, psychologists, social workers, health educators and others involved in the care of children and adolescents.

Overview

We have compiled this updated information for various health care professionals who are seeking to provide comprehensive health care for our children and adolescents-pediatricians, family medicine physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, psychologists, social workers, health educators and others involved in the care of children and adolescents.

Behavioral Pediatrics is designed to provide the primary care clinician with a practical guide to early intervention in the significant problems that increasingly affect the emotional health of children and adolescents. Written in clear, concise language by experts in fields such as, child and adolescent psychiatry, psychology, developmental-behavioral pediatrics, and adolescent medicine, Behavioral Pediatrics presents a comprehensive coverage of normal and pathological behaviors based on the principles of behavioral pediatrics.

Volume one introduces the reader to the general concepts in behavioral pediatrics: developmental issues, learning and behavioral issues, and sexuality. This first volume reviews specific problems which include the following:

    · Sleep disorders

    · Mental retardation

    · Childhood and adolescent sexuality

    · Common behavioral problems

    · Learning disorders

    · Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder

Behavioral Pediatrics provides clinicians the tools they need to assist their pediatric patients. By focusing on the prevention of behavioral problems clinicians can greatly enhance the mental and physical health of their pediatric patients, contributing to the overall health of the family.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780595378012
Publisher:
iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/30/2006
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.94(d)

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