Essentials of Lewis's Child and Adolescent Psychiatry [NOOK Book]

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This companion handbook to the Fourth Edition of the renowned Lewis's Child and Adolescent Psychiatry offers 26 chapters of essential information, distilled from the larger text.  Essentials of Lewis's Child and Adolescent Psychiatry features clinically relevant information on commonly seen disorders and includes key clinical points in expository format, supported by bulleted lists and tables.  The early chapters focus on history, theory, and research methods along with normal development of children from infancy...
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Essentials of Lewis's Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

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Overview

This companion handbook to the Fourth Edition of the renowned Lewis's Child and Adolescent Psychiatry offers 26 chapters of essential information, distilled from the larger text.  Essentials of Lewis's Child and Adolescent Psychiatry features clinically relevant information on commonly seen disorders and includes key clinical points in expository format, supported by bulleted lists and tables.  The early chapters focus on history, theory, and research methods along with normal development of children from infancy through adolescence.  Table listings of disorders and drugs used to treat them allow quick and authoritative reference.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781451154573
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health
  • Publication date: 3/28/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 650,805
  • File size: 10 MB

Meet the Author

Fred R. Volkmar

Fred R. Volkmar, MD, is the Director of the Yale Child Study Center and coauthor of the Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Third Edition, published by Wiley.

LISA A. WIESNER, MD, is a pediatrician in private practice in Orange, Connecticut.? She is an assistant clinical professor of pediatrics at Yale who has research experience with autism.

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Table of Contents

SECTION I

1

History, Theory, and Methods

SECTION II

DEVELOPMENT

2

SECTION III

DISORDERS

3

4

5

Retardation)

6

Developmental Coordination

Disorder

7

8

Disorder

9

Disorders

10

Childhood Psychosis

11

12

Compulsive Disorder

13

14

15

16

17

18

Encopresis

19

20

Trauma

SECTION IV

21

22

23

Approaches

24

SECTION V

25

Pediatrics

26

¦ INTRODUCTIONAn Introduction to Child Psychiatry:1¦ NORMALNormal Child Development 13¦ CLINICALClassification and Assessment 37Autism and Related Disorders 58Intellectual Disability (Mental78Learning Disabilities and89Disorders of Communication 98Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity109Oppositional Defiant and Conduct120Childhood Schizophrenia and132Mood Disorders 139Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive-154Tic Disorders 172Eating and Feeding Disorders 181Substance Abuse Disorders 198Sleep and Sleep Disorders 210Somatoform Disorders 221Elimination Disorders: Enuresis and231Gender Identity Disorder 239Abuse, Neglect, and the Effects of245¦ TREATMENTPediatric Psychopharmacology 261Psychotherapies 284Treatment Programs: A Continuum of304Psychiatric Emergencies 316¦ SPECIAL ISSUESConsultation Liaison: Consultation in333Child Psychiatry and the Law 358Index 379

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