Disruptive Mood: Irritability in Children and Adolescents

Paperback | April 10, 2015

byArgyris Stringaris, Eric Taylor

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A practical guide to understanding and treating children and adolescents prone to extreme levels of angry outbursts, Disruptive Mood: Irritability in Children and Adolescents is based on the very latest research and theory. Providing both a clinical and scientific perspective on irritabilityin children, this book is a timely look at recent developments in the field. Abnormal states of anger are a common reason for referral to child health services, and cause concern in clinics, schools, and families. Misdiagnosis and treatment can stem from a lack of understanding of the mechanisms involved in high levels of anger in children, and Disruptive Mood: Irritabilityin Children and Adolescents provides clear guidance on the development of abnormal states of anger, their consequences for later development, and how to assess and make differential diagnoses between them. A useful resource for clinical practice, this book is concise and accessible, and offers toolsfor evaluating treatments. Disruptive Mood: Irritability in Children and Adolescents is designed for practitioners involved in child and adolescent mental health and education and researchers who need an introduction to this complex field.

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A practical guide to understanding and treating children and adolescents prone to extreme levels of angry outbursts, Disruptive Mood: Irritability in Children and Adolescents is based on the very latest research and theory. Providing both a clinical and scientific perspective on irritabilityin children, this book is a timely look at re...

Argyris Stringaris is a clinician scientist funded by the Wellcome Trust to study mood in health and disease across human development. He trained at the Maudsley Hospital (MRCPsych), the Institute of Psychiatry at King's College London (PhD), and the National Institutes of Health (Clinical Research Fellow) in the USA. Eric Taylor is E...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.36 inPublished:April 10, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019967454X

ISBN - 13:9780199674541

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Disruptive Mood: Irritability in Children and AdolescentsArgyris Stringaris, Eric Taylor: 1. Irritability: overview and introduction2. Terminology3. Assessment of children with irritability4. Development of anger5. Prevalence and course6. Neuroscience of irritability7. ADHD and irritability8. Irritability in autism spectrum disorders9. Irritability and disruptive behaviour disorders10. Irritability and bipolar disorder11. Irritability in depressive disorders12. Irritability and disruptive mood dysregulation disorder13. Irritability in brain disorders and damage14. Clinical management of irritability and disruptive mood15. Future directions and a model for irritability