Child Psychiatric Epidemiology: Concepts, Methods and Findings

Child Psychiatric Epidemiology: Concepts, Methods and Findings

by Frank C. Verhulst, Hans M. Koot
     
 

A wide variety of questions pertaining to the etiology, course and therapy of child psychiatric conditions are answered in this concise volume.

Central issues related to diagnosis, assessment, sampling and cross-cultural studies are presented in a highly readable fashion. Research on prevalence and patterns of childhood dysfunction and how these are influenced by

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A wide variety of questions pertaining to the etiology, course and therapy of child psychiatric conditions are answered in this concise volume.

Central issues related to diagnosis, assessment, sampling and cross-cultural studies are presented in a highly readable fashion. Research on prevalence and patterns of childhood dysfunction and how these are influenced by such factors as age, sex and social class are presented in detail. The authors also provide a detailed description of community surveys and offer a referral pathway to psychiatric care for children.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803939974
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/15/1991
Series:
Developmental Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry Series, #23
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
158
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Basic Concepts
Child Psychiatric Epidemiology
Assessment and Diagnosis
Sampling
Prevalence Studies
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