- An evidence-based, concise and practical guide to the management of children and adolescents with psychiatric disorders
- Includes clinical scenarios and management guides, reflecting the reality of everyday practice.
- Reflects up-to-date guidelines and algorithms
- Written by authors with extensive experience in research, teaching, service design, clinical assessments and evidence-based pharmacological and psychological treatment.
- Highly relevant to general psychiatrists, psychiatric nursing staff, paediatricians, general practitioners, and anyone with an interest in child and adolescent psychiatry
- Structured to reflect the curriculum requirements of trainees
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 at all 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 specialist child 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.
Readership: Child and adolescent specialist trainees; general adult psychiatrists, both qualified and trainee; paediatricians and trainee paediatricians; psychologists; psychiatric nursing staff
David Coghill, Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Dundee, UK, Sally Bonnar, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Tayside CAMHS, UK, Sandra Duke, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Tayside CAMHS, UK, Johnny Graham, Clinical Lecturer in Honorary Specialist Registrar in Child Psychiatry, University of Dundee Section of Psychiatry, Dundee, UK, and Sarah Seth, Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Specialist Registrar in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Dundee, UK
TABLE OF CONTENTS
2: Classification of disorders
3: Normal child development
4: Abnormalities of child development
5: Social and family effects
6: Pre-school problems
7: School issues
8: Mental retardation
10: The Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD)
11: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
12: Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder
13: Tics and Tourettes
14: Psychiatric complications of epilepsy in childhood
15: Schizophrenia and psychotic disorders
16: Bipolar disorder
18: Suicide and deliberate self-harm
20: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
21: Somatoform disorders
22: Post-traumatic stress disorder
23: Anorexia Nervosa
24: Bulimia Nervosa
26: Substance abuse
27: Therapeutic interventions
28: Child protection
29: Forensic issues
30: Legal frameworks
31: Service development and delivery
32: Management and consultant issues