Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (3rd edition)



Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (3rd edition)
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry has been widely acclaimed since the publication of its first edition in 1997(originally titled Child Psychiatry). Each chapter has been designed to present the key facts, concepts and emerging facets of the area, drawing on clinical experience as well as the latest research findings. These guiding principles are followed in the third edition, which has been updated to reflect the varied advances in research and clinical practice that inform the subject.
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is structured into four main parts: first, an introductory section on assessment, classification and epidemiology; second, a section covering each of the main specific disorders and presentations; third, a section on the major risk factors predisposing to child psychiatric disorders; and fourth, a section on the main methods of treatment, covering also prevention, service organization and interpersonal and family therapies as well as fostering and adoption.
Spans child and adolescent psychiatry
Includes many practical tips on successful assessment and treatment techniques
Comprehensive coverage of topics, written in an accessible style by international experts in the field
Up to date information on prevention issues
Written in an accessible style, the book will be of benefit to all those working with children and adolescents with mental health problems: as an invaluable resource for trainee psychiatrists, paediatricians and general practitioners; as a textbook for undergraduate students in medicine, nursing and related fields; and as a refresher for active clinicians.

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