Childhood Mental Health Disorders: Evidence Base and Contextual Factors for Psychosocial, Psychopharmacological, and Combined Interventions / Edition 1

Childhood Mental Health Disorders: Evidence Base and Contextual Factors for Psychosocial, Psychopharmacological, and Combined Interventions / Edition 1

by Ronald T. Brown, David O. Antonuccio, George J. DuPaul
     
 

Childhood Mental Health Disorders is a comprehensive report, based on a thorough review of the literature, on the current effective use, sequencing, comparative risks/benefits, and integration of psychotropic medications and psychosocial interventions for children and adolescents. Acknowledging the complexity of these disorders and the need to individualize

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Childhood Mental Health Disorders is a comprehensive report, based on a thorough review of the literature, on the current effective use, sequencing, comparative risks/benefits, and integration of psychotropic medications and psychosocial interventions for children and adolescents. Acknowledging the complexity of these disorders and the need to individualize treatment, the volume is intended as a basic yet comprehensive framework for mental health providers. The disorders addressed include attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, autism and schizophrenia, and others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781433801709
Publisher:
American Psychological Association
Publication date:
01/28/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
207
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Foreword     vii
Preface     xi
Introduction     3
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder     15
Oppositional Defiant and Conduct Disorders     33
Tourette's and Tic Disorders     43
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder     51
Anxiety Disorders     59
Depressive Disorders and Suicidality     69
Bipolar Disorder     87
Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders     97
Autism Spectrum Disorders and Mental Retardation     105
Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa     113
Elimination Disorders     121
Future Directions and Implications     129
References     139
Author Index     181
Subject Index     191
About the Authors     203

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