Child And Adolescent Psychiatry: Asian Perspectives by Savita MalhotraChild And Adolescent Psychiatry: Asian Perspectives by Savita Malhotra

Child And Adolescent Psychiatry: Asian Perspectives

bySavita MalhotraEditorParamala Santosh

Hardcover | December 15, 2016

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This is a comprehensive volume on issues and concerns relating to child and adolescent mental health in Asia, which includes contributions from experts in child psychiatry from Asia and other parts of the world. The chapters provide accurate and detailed accounts of the current state of knowledge integrating research approaches and findings from clinical studies. Each chapter discusses existing information, emphasizes areas of growth and provides fresh insights on a particular topic especially as these might relate to Asian populations. The book integrates various clinical and scientific perspectives on psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents with a focus on Asia. 

The various sections deal with important topics in child and adolescent psychiatry: the current understanding of mental disorders and the ways in which possible influences might work in the development of psychopathology; substance use disorders, their neurobiological correlates and implications for the developing brain; early environmental influences in the psychopathology of psychiatric disorders in children; issues of parenting, child rearing and cultural practices in Asia, which influence personality development and adaptation; life-long impact of early parental loss; early diagnosis and intervention in recognizing and treating psychopathology; psychopharmacology of neurodevelopmental disorders in children; non-pharmacological treatments for children; mental health gap, and telepsychiatry as an innovative model to provide services for children; and a pressing need for a comprehensive child mental health policy across nations. 

Savita Malhotra (MD, PhD, FAMS) is Professor of Psychiatry, Dean and Head, Department of Psychiatry, Drug Deaddiction and Treatment Center, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India. She has over four decades of experience in psychiatry and child psy...
Title:Child And Adolescent Psychiatry: Asian PerspectivesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:488 pagesPublished:December 15, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:8132236173

ISBN - 13:9788132236177


Table of Contents

Section 1: Current Understanding of Psychiatric Disorders.-  Chapter 1.  Pediatric Bipolar Disorders: Current Understanding and Management.- Chapter 2.  Dissociative Disorder in children and adolescents.- Chapter 3.  Attention Deficit Hyperactivity disorder and DSM 5: What's New?.- Chapter 4.  Affective disorders- Current status and Controversies.- Chapter 5.  Reflections on Suicide in Children and Adolescents.- Section 2: Substance Use.- Chapter 6.  From Nihilism to Hope: Reframing the Concept of Addiction.-Chapter 7.  Tobacco Use and its Developmental Effects in Children and Adolescents.- SECTION 3: Environment and Cultural Influences.- Chapter 8.  Rapid Sociocultural Change, Child-rearing Crisis and Children's Mental Health.- Chapter 9.  Street children: Stories of Adversity and Resilience.- Chapter 10.  Cyberage and Mental Health.- Chapter 11.  Childhood Sexual Abuse: Lifting the Veil of Denial.- Chapter 12.  The Life-Long Impact of Childhood Parental Loss: Manifestations and Management.- SECTION 4: Early Identification and Antecedents of Psychopathology.- Chapter 13.  Early Identification of Psychopathology.- Chapter 14.  Temperament: Clinical Relevance.- Chapter 15.   Childhood Antecedents of Personality Disorders.-Section 5Pharmacological and Biological Treatments.Chapter 16.  Psychopharmacology for Children and Adolescents: A Paradigm Shift.-Chapter 17.  Pediatric Psychopharmacology: Perspectives from Low Resource Countries.- Chapter 18.  Psychopharmacology of Neurodevelopmental Disorders in Children.- Chapter 19.  Electro Convulsive Therapy in the Treatment of Severe Psychiatric Disorders in Children and Adolescents.- Section 6: Non-Pharmacological Treatments.- Chapter 20.  Play As a Medium for Assessment and Therapy in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Practice.- Chapter 21.  Poor Scholastic Performance: Psychosocial Perspectives in Assessment and Management.- Chapter 22.  Low Cost Solutions for Learning Disabilities.- Section 7: Service, Training and Policy .- Chapter 23.   Child Mental Health Policy: The Time is Now.- Chapter 24. Telepsychiatry in Child and Adolescent Mental Healthcare.- Chapter 25.  Bridging the Mental Health Gap in India: Issues and Perspectives.-Chapter 26. Teaching in Child Psychiatry: A Transcultural Perspective.