An introduction to child psychiatry which draws on clinical experience as well as the latest research findings. Child Psychiatry includes many practical tips on successful assessment and treatment techniques.
Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, Second Edition is the only comprehensive text on childhood and adolescent disorders that addresses genetic, neurobiological, and environmental factors within a developmental perspective.
Classic text begins with a general consideration of the child's maturational and experiential needs including the historical background of twentieth century concern with wholesome child rearing. Various approaches to child study then are described.
Examines: the emergence of disorders over time; pays special attention to risk and protective factors that influence developmental processes and trajectories, and examines child psychopathology in the context of normal development.