Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics / Edition 2

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics / Edition 2

by Melvin D. Levine
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721631894

ISBN-13: 9780721631899

Pub. Date: 03/28/1992

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Completely updated and revised, the 3rd Edition of this respected resource offers specific guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of the full spectrum of problematic behaviors. Expert authorities, including many new contributors, emphasize formulated reasoning and organized responses to developmental-behavioral issues as presented in a clinical environment.

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Completely updated and revised, the 3rd Edition of this respected resource offers specific guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of the full spectrum of problematic behaviors. Expert authorities, including many new contributors, emphasize formulated reasoning and organized responses to developmental-behavioral issues as presented in a clinical environment. Offers recommendations for evaluating symptoms and specific suggestions for counseling, medical treatment and follow-up. Many photographs, charts and line drawings have been added to enhance this edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721631899
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/28/1992
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
809
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. IPatterns of Variation Over Time1
1The Development of Behavior1
2Pregnancy, Birth, and the First Days of Life14
3Infancy and Toddler Years24
4The Preschool Years38
5Middle Childhood51
6Adolescent Development and Behavior: Implications for the Primary Care Physician69
7Evolving Parenthood: A Developmental Perspective80
8The Development of Behavioral Individuality89
9Effects of Gender on Behavior and Development100
Pt. IIMilieux and Circumstances107
10Culture and Ethnicity107
11Variations in Family Composition119
12Brothers and Sisters127
13Adoption and Foster Family Care132
14Critical Life Events: Sibling Births, Separations, and Deaths in the Family141
15Separation, Divorce, and Remarriage149
16Family Function and Dysfunction162
17The Neighborhood: Poverty, Affluence, Geographic Mobility, and Violence177
18Electronic Media188
19Disasters192
20Schools as Milieux196
21Child Care201
Pt. IIIBiological Influences209
22Genes, Behavior, and Development209
23Chromosomal Disorders230
24Down Syndrome: Care of the Child and Family240
25Congenital Anomalies249
26Stresses and Interventions in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit263
27Central Nervous System Disorders276
28Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in Children289
29Effects of Nutrition on Development and Behavior294
30Toxins312
Pt. IVEffects of Medical Illness321
31Acute Minor Illness321
32Hospitalization, Surgery, and Medical Procedures324
33Early Health Crises and Vulnerable Children330
34Chronic Illness335
35Life-Threatening and Terminal Illness346
Pt. VOutcomes During Childhood357
36Recurrent Pains357
37"Colic": Prolonged or Excessive Crying in Young Infants365
38Child and Adolescent Obesity370
39Disordered Eating Behaviors: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome, and Rumination Disorder380
40Common Issues in Feeding392
41Failure to Thrive397
42Enuresis406
43Encopresis413
44Sleep Disorders422
45Repetitive Behaviors430
46Body Image: Development and Distortion443
47Gross Motor Dysfunction: Its Evaluation and Management452
48Development of Sexuality and Its Problems457
49Aggressive Behavior and Delinquency471
50Substance Use, Abuse, and Dependence477
51Developmental Implications of Violence in Youth493
52Attention and Dysfunctions of Attention499
53Neurodevelopmental Variation and Dysfunction Among School-Aged Children520
54Social Ability and Inability536
55Maladaptation to School542
56Mental Retardation551
57Hearing Impairment560
58Visual Impairment and Blindness571
59Cerebral Palsy579
60Autism and Related Disorders589
61The Child With Multiple Disabilities607
62Emotional Problems in Children With Serious Developmental Disabilities615
63Disorders of Speech and Language621
64Major Psychiatric Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence632
65The Gifted Child653
Pt. VIAssessing and Describing Variation663
66The Interview663
67Pediatric Assessment of Behavioral Adjustment and Behavioral Style677
68Developmental Screening: Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers689
69Developmental Assessment of the School-Aged Child696
70Intelligence: Concepts, Theories, and Controversies706
71Educational Assessment713
72Psychological Testing725
73Neuropsychological Assessment of Children731
74Diagnostic Studies of the Central Nervous System737
75Comprehensive Formulation of Assessment743
Pt. VIIThe Enhancement of Development and Adaptation748
76Pediatric Counseling748
77Psychotherapy With Children756
78Child Behavior Management767
79Special Education Services for Children With Disabilities781
80Early Intervention Services793
81The Arts Therapies803
82Pediatric Psychopharmacology809
83The Emergency Department Management of Behavioral Crises828
84Alternative Therapies836
85Pediatric Self-Regulation843
86Referral Processes851
Pt. VIIILegal and Ethical Issues857
87Legal Issues857
88Legislation for the Education of Children With Disabilities869
89The Right to Be Different873
Index877

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