Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: A developmental approach

Paperback | May 17, 2007

byJeremy Turk, Philip Graham, Frank C. Verhulst

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This is one of the standard international textbooks on child and adolescent mental health. Its strengths lie in its up-to-date, evidence-based approach to practical clinical issues and its comprehensive multidisciplinary perspective. A well-established and popular comprehensive textbook, itcombines the shared knowledge, experience and expertise of three major, internationally recognised, academic and clinical practitioners in this field. It covers all aspects of developmental psychology, behavioural and emotional disorders, types of therapy and prevention, with a special emphasis ondevelopmental considerations and on ways in which physical health and psychological problems interact. The up-to-date content gives scholarly overviews of all relevant areas including genetics, neurodevelopment, developmental psychology, attachment theory, social aspects, service provision and childand adolescent mental health. The new edition also includes comprehensive sections on developmental disabilities, as well as adolescence and psychological aspects of physical disorder in young people. Updated throughout, the 'Child and Adolescent Psychiatry' provides necessary and useful information for all professionalsdealing with emotionally, behaviourally and developmentally disordered children and their families. It will be essential for all trainees in child and adolescent mental health, as well as paediatricians, psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, speech and language therapists, social workers, clinicalservice managers and commissioners.

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This is one of the standard international textbooks on child and adolescent mental health. Its strengths lie in its up-to-date, evidence-based approach to practical clinical issues and its comprehensive multidisciplinary perspective. A well-established and popular comprehensive textbook, itcombines the shared knowledge, experience and ...

Frank Verhulst is professor and director of child and adolescent psychiatry at Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands. His main research interest is in child psychiatric epidemiology, with a focus on longitudinal research. He is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. He is the author of over 200 peer...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:592 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 1.26 inPublished:May 17, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198526121

ISBN - 13:9780198526124

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Familial influences3. Neurodevelopment and neuropsychiatric disorders4. Developmental psychopathology5. Adolescence and psychiatric disorders often beginning in adolescence6. Child-adult continuities in psychiatric disorders7. Psychosocial aspects of physical disorders8. Psychological aspects of specific physical conditions9. Prevention and treatment10. Services

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"This book is an excellent resource not only for mental health clinicians, but also for pediatricians and physicians in general practice. It is applicable to all levels of knowledge graduate students in their first year of training to physicians who have been practicing for a considerable amount of time. It is very interesting and helpful to read a text that provides a perspective on pediatric mental health from another country. Clinicians can be of even greater help to children when they acquire knowledge from sources outside their own region."--Metapsychology Online