Clinical Child Psychiatry, Second Edition

Clinical Child Psychiatry, Second Edition

Editor(s): William M. Klykylo, Jerald L. Kay

Published Online: 4 MAY 2006

Print ISBN: 9780470022092

Online ISBN: 9780470022115

DOI: 10.1002/0470022116

About this Book

Clinical Child Psychiatry, Second Edition serves as a focused text of the major problems, challenges and practices commonly encountered in clinical child psychiatry.

The introductory section covers assessment of the patient, treatment planning and a review of CBT and play therapy. Each chapter in section two reviews a clinical disorder in detail, giving diagnostic criteria and clinical management advice and is enhanced by case studies. The final section covers special topics such as foster care, adoption, loss and grief, sleep disorders, forensics and socioeconomics.

Clinical Child Psychiatry, Second Edition provides invaluable guidance for all practitioners: interns and residents entering the field, pediatricians and family physicians who now provide the preponderance of child psychiatric services, and experienced clinicians encountering new areas of practice.

Praise from the reviews:

"… the information provided is practical and presented in user-friendly fashion. The editors have done an excellent job in organizing this text. I recommend this text to interns and residents in psychiatry and child psychiatry as well as to pediatricians and general psychiatrists." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY (first edition review)

"… useful as a reference guide. For those entering the field, it is a good book to begin with…it is easy to read and the methods used to employ this information enhance the text." DOODY'S HEALTH SERVICES

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: The Fundamentals of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Practice

  2. Part II: Common Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders

    1. Chapter 15

      Childhood Trauma (pages 275–293)

      Sidney Edsall, Niranjan S. Karnik and Hans Steiner

  3. Part III: Developmental Disorders

    1. Chapter 21

      The Autistic Spectrum Disorders (pages 371–389)

      Tom Owley, Bennett L. Leventhal and Edwin H. Cook

    2. Chapter 22

      Mental Retardation (pages 391–413)

      Bryan H. King, Matthew W. State and Arthur Maerlender

  4. Part IV: Special Problems in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

    1. Chapter 27

      Sleep Disorders (pages 487–505)

      Martin B. Scharf and Cyvia A. Scharf

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