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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.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Editorial Reviews

Journal of the American Medical Association
No doubt Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics is destined to become a standard of this new subspecialty. As well, physicians outside the specialty and most health care workers dealing with children and adolescents will benefit from reading it.
New England Journal of Medicine
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics should be a marvelous resource for all physicians caring for children.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780721631899
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 3/28/1992
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 809

Table of Contents

Pt. I Patterns of Variation Over Time 1
1 The Development of Behavior 1
2 Pregnancy, Birth, and the First Days of Life 14
3 Infancy and Toddler Years 24
4 The Preschool Years 38
5 Middle Childhood 51
6 Adolescent Development and Behavior: Implications for the Primary Care Physician 69
7 Evolving Parenthood: A Developmental Perspective 80
8 The Development of Behavioral Individuality 89
9 Effects of Gender on Behavior and Development 100
Pt. II Milieux and Circumstances 107
10 Culture and Ethnicity 107
11 Variations in Family Composition 119
12 Brothers and Sisters 127
13 Adoption and Foster Family Care 132
14 Critical Life Events: Sibling Births, Separations, and Deaths in the Family 141
15 Separation, Divorce, and Remarriage 149
16 Family Function and Dysfunction 162
17 The Neighborhood: Poverty, Affluence, Geographic Mobility, and Violence 177
18 Electronic Media 188
19 Disasters 192
20 Schools as Milieux 196
21 Child Care 201
Pt. III Biological Influences 209
22 Genes, Behavior, and Development 209
23 Chromosomal Disorders 230
24 Down Syndrome: Care of the Child and Family 240
25 Congenital Anomalies 249
26 Stresses and Interventions in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 263
27 Central Nervous System Disorders 276
28 Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in Children 289
29 Effects of Nutrition on Development and Behavior 294
30 Toxins 312
Pt. IV Effects of Medical Illness 321
31 Acute Minor Illness 321
32 Hospitalization, Surgery, and Medical Procedures 324
33 Early Health Crises and Vulnerable Children 330
34 Chronic Illness 335
35 Life-Threatening and Terminal Illness 346
Pt. V Outcomes During Childhood 357
36 Recurrent Pains 357
37 "Colic": Prolonged or Excessive Crying in Young Infants 365
38 Child and Adolescent Obesity 370
39 Disordered Eating Behaviors: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome, and Rumination Disorder 380
40 Common Issues in Feeding 392
41 Failure to Thrive 397
42 Enuresis 406
43 Encopresis 413
44 Sleep Disorders 422
45 Repetitive Behaviors 430
46 Body Image: Development and Distortion 443
47 Gross Motor Dysfunction: Its Evaluation and Management 452
48 Development of Sexuality and Its Problems 457
49 Aggressive Behavior and Delinquency 471
50 Substance Use, Abuse, and Dependence 477
51 Developmental Implications of Violence in Youth 493
52 Attention and Dysfunctions of Attention 499
53 Neurodevelopmental Variation and Dysfunction Among School-Aged Children 520
54 Social Ability and Inability 536
55 Maladaptation to School 542
56 Mental Retardation 551
57 Hearing Impairment 560
58 Visual Impairment and Blindness 571
59 Cerebral Palsy 579
60 Autism and Related Disorders 589
61 The Child With Multiple Disabilities 607
62 Emotional Problems in Children With Serious Developmental Disabilities 615
63 Disorders of Speech and Language 621
64 Major Psychiatric Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence 632
65 The Gifted Child 653
Pt. VI Assessing and Describing Variation 663
66 The Interview 663
67 Pediatric Assessment of Behavioral Adjustment and Behavioral Style 677
68 Developmental Screening: Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers 689
69 Developmental Assessment of the School-Aged Child 696
70 Intelligence: Concepts, Theories, and Controversies 706
71 Educational Assessment 713
72 Psychological Testing 725
73 Neuropsychological Assessment of Children 731
74 Diagnostic Studies of the Central Nervous System 737
75 Comprehensive Formulation of Assessment 743
Pt. VII The Enhancement of Development and Adaptation 748
76 Pediatric Counseling 748
77 Psychotherapy With Children 756
78 Child Behavior Management 767
79 Special Education Services for Children With Disabilities 781
80 Early Intervention Services 793
81 The Arts Therapies 803
82 Pediatric Psychopharmacology 809
83 The Emergency Department Management of Behavioral Crises 828
84 Alternative Therapies 836
85 Pediatric Self-Regulation 843
86 Referral Processes 851
Pt. VIII Legal and Ethical Issues 857
87 Legal Issues 857
88 Legislation for the Education of Children With Disabilities 869
89 The Right to Be Different 873
Index 877
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