Thyroid Diseases of Infancy and Childhood: Effects on Behavior and Intellectual Development / Edition 1

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Drs. Hauser and Rovet, having assembled this tremendously important bo ok, wrote its introduction and its detailed conclusion. Anyone who re ads them whether a primary care physician, neonatologist, pediatrician , child psychiatrist or psychologist, public health doctor, or endocri nologist y is certain to study the rich contents that lie between. Th e reader will be brought up to speed on a dozen or more closely relate d subjects y aspects of basic science, clinical science, and public he alth. One concludes that the various thyroid disorders of children, w hen taken together, are common. To avoid disastrous consequences, the y must be recognized, understood, and treated. The book documents tha t fact. It describes impressive progress and points the way toward mo re.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Editorial Reviews

Eight contributions by clinicians specialized in endocrinology and psychiatry summarize current data on the role of hormones in the etiology of childhood psychiatric disorders. They consolidate research studies of behavioral consequences associated with congenital and acquired thyroid diseases and also introduce more recent studies relating to the effects of environmental exposure to synthetic chemicals. This book does not include analysis of the thyroid state of children with psychiatric disorders; rather, it focuses on the consequences of thyroid disease and insights regarding underlying pathophysiological mechanisms of psychiatric disorders. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780880487672
  • Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/28/1998
  • Series: Progress in Psychiatry Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Peter Hauser, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry and Internal Medicine (Endocrinology) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He is also Chief of Psychiatry, Psychiatry Service, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland.

Joanne Rovet, Ph.D., is Professor of Pediatrics and Psychology at the University of Toronto. She is also a Senior Scientist in the Brain and Behavior Program at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada.

American Psychiatric Publishing

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Table of Contents

Introduction. Part I: Thyroid Hormone Physiology and Function. Overview of thyroid disease in pregnancy and childhood. Thyroid hormone and development: brain and peripheral tissues. Part II: Clinical Studies of Thyroid Diseases in Infancy and Childhood. Overview of newborn screening for congenital hypothyroidism. Behavioral and cognitive abnormalities associated with congenital hypothyroidism. Resistance to thyroid hormone: implications for child psychiatric research. Behavioral and cognitive abnormalities associated with juvenile acquired hypothyroidism. Behavioral and cognitive abnormalities associated with pediatric thyrotoxicosis. Neurodevelopmental changes associated with thyroid-disrupting contaminants. Conclusions. Index.

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