Interviewing Children and Adolescents, First Edition: Skills and Strategies for Effective DSM-IV Diagnosis / Edition 1

Interviewing Children and Adolescents, First Edition: Skills and Strategies for Effective DSM-IV Diagnosis / Edition 1

by James Morrison, Thomas F. Anders
     
 


This highly practical volume provides a complete guide to conducting an age-appropriate child or adolescent interview and formulating a clinically useful DSM-IV diagnosis. Illuminating both the art and the science of child diagnosis, the book blends astute advice on the interview process with crucial information on a wide range of mental and behavioral disorders.… See more details below

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This highly practical volume provides a complete guide to conducting an age-appropriate child or adolescent interview and formulating a clinically useful DSM-IV diagnosis. Illuminating both the art and the science of child diagnosis, the book blends astute advice on the interview process with crucial information on a wide range of mental and behavioral disorders. Readers learn effective approaches to communicating with children and adolescents on a level they can understand; eliciting information from patients whose verbal and cognitive abilities may be limited; and recognizing how disorders may present in children of different ages.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572307179
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
06/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
482
Product dimensions:
6.44(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.92(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction
I. Interviewing Children and Adolescents
A Background for Evaluating Children and Adolescents
1. Interviewing Informants: The Basics
2. Structuring the First Interview with the Young Patient
3. An Introduction to Development
A Variety of Interviews with Children and Adolescents
4. The Infant/Toddler Interview
5. Play Interview with a 6-Year-Old Girl
6. Play Interview with a 7-Year-Old Boy
7. Interview with a 9-Year-Old Girl
8. The Adolescent Interview
9. The Parent-Child Initial Interview
10. The Written Report
II. DSM-IV Diagnoses Applicable to Children and Adolescents
11. Disorders Usually First Diagnosed in Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence
12. Cognitive Disorders
13. Mental Disorders Due to a General Medical Condition
14. Substance-Related Disorders
15. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
16. Mood Disorders
17. Anxiety Disorders
18. Somatoform Disorders
19. Dissociative Disorders
20. Factitions Disorder and Factitious Disorder by Proxy
21. Gender Identity Disorder
22. Eating Disorders
23. Sleep Disorders
24. Impulse-Control Disorders Not Elsewhere Classified
25. Adjustment Disorder
26. Personality Disorders
27. Other Diagnostic Codes
Appendix 1. Structured Interviews and Other Reference Materials
Appendix 2. Outline Of DSM-IV Diagnoses

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