Chapter 10. Childhood Disorders: Reactive Attachment Disorder of Infancy or Early Childhood

  1. Michael B. First Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry1 and
  2. Allan Tasman Professor Chair2

Published Online: 8 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470029528.ch10

Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders

Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders

How to Cite

First, M. B. and Tasman, A. (2006) Childhood Disorders: Reactive Attachment Disorder of Infancy or Early Childhood, in Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470029528.ch10

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 12 MAY 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470019153

Online ISBN: 9780470029527

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Keywords:

  • childhood disorder – reactive attachment disorder;
  • Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD);
  • RAD and mental retardation (MR);
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD);
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD);
  • DSM-III conceptualization of RAD as Failure to Thrive (FTT);
  • attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder;
  • alternative coercive psychosocial treatments;
  • attachment therapies