Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Paperback | February 16, 2009

byDavid Coghill, Sally Bonnar, Sandra Duke

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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is a compact and easy to read book that brings together up-to-date and evidence-based information for child and adolescent psychiatrists, psychiatric trainees, specialist nursing staff and others interested in psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents.The authors have extensive experience in research, teaching, service design, clinical assessments and evidence-based pharmacological and psychological treatments. They have published work in various areas of child and adolescent psychiatry and have considerable experience in provision of teaching atall levels including local, national and international.The book is evidence-based, reflecting up to-date-guidelines and algorithms, but also includes clinical scenarios and management guides reflecting the reality of everyday practice. It is designed to cover the current training needs of specialistchild and adolescent trainees and is structured to reflect the curriculum requirements of this group. This is the first concise text specifically tailored to the needs of child and adolescent psychiatric trainees. However, as it comprehensively covers the speciality, the handbook also offers a useful and rapidly accessible aid to groups such as undergraduates, general psychiatrists, psychologists,psychiatric nursing staff, paediatricians and general practitioners.

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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is a compact and easy to read book that brings together up-to-date and evidence-based information for child and adolescent psychiatrists, psychiatric trainees, specialist nursing staff and others interested in psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents.The authors have extensive experience in res...

David Coghill runs an assessment and treatment service in Tayside for children and young people with neuropsychiatric disorders and is involved particularly in researching the neurobiolology and treatment of childhood developmental disorders. Sally Bonnar has been a Consultant for 14 years within the Tayside Services for Children and ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:540 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.03 inPublished:February 16, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019923499X

ISBN - 13:9780199234998

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Classification of disorders3. Normal child development4. Abnormalities of child development5. Social and family effects6. Pre-school problems7. School issues8. Mental retardation9. Assessment10. The Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD)11. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder12. Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder13. Tics and Tourettes14. Psychiatric complications of epilepsy in childhood15. Schizophrenia and psychotic disorders16. Bipolar disorder17. Depression18. Suicide and deliberate self-harm19. Anxiety20. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)21. Somatoform disorders22. Post-traumatic stress disorder23. Anorexia Nervosa24. Bulimia Nervosa25. Obesity26. Substance abuse27. Therapeutic interventions28. Child protection29. Forensic issues30. Legal frameworks31. Service development and delivery32. Management and consultant issuesAppendix