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, it combines 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 on developmental 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 child and 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 professionals dealing 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, clinical service managers and commissioners.
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This is a new edition of one of the standard international textbooks on child and adolescent mental health, with an up-to-date, evidence-based approach to practical clinical issues. Its comprehensive multidisciplinary perspective covers a vast range of topics, making it the essential text for all trainees in child and adolescent mental health.
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1. Introduction ; 2. Familial influences ; 3. Neurodevelopment and neuropsychiatric disorders ; 4. Developmental psychopathology ; 5. Adolescence and psychiatric disorders often beginning in adolescence ; 6. Child-adult continuities in psychiatric disorders ; 7. Psychosocial aspects of physical disorders ; 8. Psychological aspects of specific physical conditions ; 9. Prevention and treatment ; 10. Services
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Produktdetaljer

ISBN
9780199216697
Publisert
2007
Utgave
4. utgave
Utgiver
Vendor
Oxford University Press
Vekt
1119 gr
Høyde
253 mm
Bredde
176 mm
Tykkelse
36 mm
Aldersnivå
08, 06, UF, P
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Innbundet
Antall sider
592

Om bidragsyterne

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 reviewed articles, and (co-)author of several books written in Dutch or English. Jeremy Turk is Professor Developmental Psychiatry and Head of Academic Child & Adolescent Mental Health at St. George's, University of London, and Honorary Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, South West London & St. George's Mental Health NHS Trust where he is Clinical Team Leader on the Child Mental Health Learning Disability Service and Trustwide Clinical Lead for Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services. He is also Consultant Psychiatrist to the National Autistic Society Centre for Social & Communication Disorders and President of the Royal Society of Medicine Intellectual Disability Forum.