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Clinical Child Psychiatry


ISBN: 9781119993346

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Making a psychiatric diagnosis in children can be challenging: some clinicians say the incidence of some childhood disorders, such as bipolar disorder and ADHD, is over-diagnosed while others saying they are undiagnosed, undertreated, and are a large burden on society. The drug treatment of child psychiatric disorders can also be controversial in children and adolescents. This book fulfills the need for an objective, clinically relevant source to dispel this confusion.

Clinical Child Psychiatry is a textbook of current clinical practice in child and adolescent psychiatry. It is designed as a reference for clinicians that is both easily usable and authoritative, a ?chairside? reference for the consultation room.

This book addresses a defined series of clinical entities that represent the bulk of current treatment modalities and disorders encountered in 21st century practice. It is authoritative in the areas addressed while at the same time being rapidly accessible in format. To facilitate access, it presents disorders in declining order of frequency. The authors believe that worthwhile clinical work must be informed by both evidence-based practice and by psychiatry?s traditional attention to internal and interpersonal dynamics. They are committed to an approach that is broadly biopsychosocial while based on current clinical evidence for a pragmatic, clinical focus. The book is divided into four sections. The first, Fundamentals of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Practice, addresses assessment, treatment modalities, and planning. Common Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders and Developmental Disorders cover the diagnosis and treatment of the large majority of disease entities encountered in practice. The final section, Special Problems in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, includes a variety of topics such as foster care and adoption, loss and grief, and forensics.

New evidence relating to the areas of depression, psychosis, trauma.

  • New insights from genetics, genomics, and proteomics cleverly integrated into chapters on the individual disease with focus on their clinical application.
  • New chapter on consultation and collaboration within systems of care

The book addresses a need for clinicians, many of whom are beginners, non-psychiatrists, or psychiatrists entering unfamiliar territory, to come up to speed rapidly in providing more than perfunctory service to needy populations. This challenge grows ever greater.

The book has a companion website with questions to facilitate learning.


List of Contributors ix

Preface to Clinical Child Psychiatry, Third Edition xiii

Section I The Fundamentals of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Practice 1

Chapter 1 The Initial Psychiatric Evaluation 3
William M. Klykylo

Chapter 2 Psychological Assessment of Children 20
Antoinette S. Cordell

Chapter 3 Neurobiological Assessment 46
George Realmuto, Bonnie Klimes-Dougan

Chapter 4 Educational Assessment and School Consultation 64
Dorothyann Feldis

Chapter 5 Psychiatric Assessment in Medically Ill Children 73
James H. Duffee, William M. Klykylo, David M. Rube

Chapter 6 How to Plan and Tailor Treatment: An Overview of Diagnosis and Treatment Planning 90
Brian J. McConville, Sergio V. Delgado

Chapter 7 Assessment of Infants and Toddlers 107
Martin J. Drell

Chapter 8 Play Therapy 120
Susan C. Mumford

Chapter 9 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 130
Christina C. Clark

Section II Common Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders 151

Chapter 10 Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder 153
David M. Rube, Tejal Kaur

Chapter 11 Disruptive Behavior Disorders 175
Jennifer P. Edidin, Niranjan S. Karnik, Scott J. Hunter, Hans Steiner

Chapter 12 Child and Adolescent Affective Disorders and their Treatment 189
Rick T. Bowers, Christina G. Weston, Julia Jackson

Chapter 13 Anxiety Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence 215
Craig L. Donnelly, Jesse C. Rhoads

Chapter 14 Substance Use in Adolescents 243
Jacqueline Countryman

Chapter 15 Childhood Trauma 255
Julia Huemer, Sidney Edsall, Niranjan S. Karnik, Hans Steiner

Chapter 16 Attachment and its Disorders 274
Jerald Kay

Chapter 17 The Eating Disorders 289
Randy A. Sansone, Lori A. Sansone

Chapter 18 Elimination Disorders: Enuresis and Encopresis 305
Ryan C. Mast, Andrew B. Smith

Chapter 19 Sexual Development and the Treatment of Sexual Disorders in Children and Adolescents 325
James Lock, Jennifer Couturier

Section III Developmental Disorders 343

Chapter 20 Learning and Communications Disorders 345
Pamela A. Gulley

Chapter 21 The Autistic Spectrum Disorders 353
Russell Tobe, Young Shin Kim, Thomas B. Owley, Bennett L. Leventhal

Chapter 22 Intellectual Disability (Mental Retardation) 377
L. Lee Carlisle, Bryan H. King, Arthur Maerlender

Chapter 23 Movement Disorders: Tics and Tourettes Disorder 399
Kevin Lam, Barbara J. Coffey

Chapter 24 Psychotic Disorders 418
Michael T. Sorter, Daniel A. Vogel

Chapter 25 Neuropsychological Assessment and the Neurologically Impaired Child 435
Scott D. Grewe, Keith Owen Yeates

Chapter 26 The Somatoform Disorders 458
Patricia I. Ibeziako, David Ray DeMaso

Chapter 27 Sleep Disorders 475
Martin B. Scharf, Christine V. Wellborn

Section IV Special Problems in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 493

Chapter 28 Loss: Divorce, Separation, and Bereavement 495
Jamie Snyder

Chapter 29 Foster Care and Adoption 508
Jill D. McCarley, Christina G. Weston

Chapter 30 Child Psychiatry and the Law 518
Douglas Mossman

Index 539

Companion website

The book is accompanied by a companion resources site:

With interactive multiple-choice questions for each chapter.