29. Brain Disorders

  1. Robert Goodman1 and
  2. Stephen Scott2

Published Online: 16 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118340899.ch29

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition

How to Cite

Goodman, R. and Scott, S. (2012) Brain Disorders, in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118340899.ch29

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119979685

Online ISBN: 9781118340899

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Keywords:

  • psychiatric effects of brain disorders on those without ID;
  • Isle of Wight Neuropsychiatric Study;
  • overt brain disorders, risk factors for child psychiatric problems;
  • direct brain–behaviour, psychiatric and cerebral damage;
  • episodic outbursts, more behavioural than epileptic;
  • Sydenham chorea, and high rate of OCD;
  • mediating links, between brain and behavioural disorders;
  • specific learning problems and below-average IQ, of brain abnormalities

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A relatively rare risk factor

  • An extremely powerful risk factor

  • At risk for which psychiatric disorders?

  • Interaction with other risk factors

  • Mediating links

  • Prognosis

  • Treatment

  • Three specific points

  • Subject review

  • Further reading