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Author Skuse, D. (David)

Title Child Psychology and Psychiatry : Frameworks for Practice
Edition Second edition
Published Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (319 pages)
Contents Child Psychology and Psychiatry; Contents; List of Contributors; Preface; Section 1: Developing Competencies; 1a: Contextual Influences upon Social and Emotional Development; 1. Family and Systemic Influences; 2. Sibling Influences; 3. Culture and Child Development; 4. Neurobehavioural Development in Infancy; 5. Genetic and Biological Influences; 1b: General Patterns of Development; 6. Clinical Evaluation of Development from Birth to Five Years; 7. Early Social and Emotional Experience Matters: The First Year of Life; 8. Language Development; 9. Development of Social Cognition
10. Social and Emotional Development in Middle Childhood11. Social-Cognitive Development During Adolescence; Section 2: Promoting Well-Being; 12. Promoting Infant Mental Health; 13. Promoting Children's Well-Being; 14. Fostering Resilience in Adolescents; Section 3: Attachment and Separation; 15. Attachment Theory: Research and Clinical Implications; 16. Children Bereaved by Parent or Sibling Death; 17. Adoption and Fostering; Section 4: The Impact of Trauma and Maltreatment; 18. Stress and Reactions to Stress in Children; 19. Child Maltreatment
20. The Neuroscience and Genetics of Childhood MaltreatmentSection 5: Atypical Development; 5a: Infancy and Early Childhood; 21. Feeding and Eating Disorders in Infancy and Childhood; 22. Literacy Disorders; 5b: Middle Childhood; 23. Autism Spectrum Disorders; 24. Somatization and Somatoform Disorders; 25. Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; 26. Challenges in Child and Adolescent Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder; 27. Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents; 28. Childhood Behavioural Disorders; 29. Specific Language Impairment; 5c: Adolescence
30. Depression and Suicidal Behaviour in Children and Adolescents31. Eating Disorders in Adolescence; 32. Substance Misuse in Young People; 33. Early-Onset Bipolar Disorder; 34. Emerging Personality Disorder; Section 6: Assessment; 35. Diagnostic Classification: Current Dilemmas and Possible Solutions; 36. Paediatric Neuropsychological Assessment I: An Assessment Framework; 37. Paediatric Neuropsychological Assessment II: Domains for Assessment; 38. Assessment of Child Psychiatric Disorders; 39. Psychological Assessment; 40. Family Therapy Assessment; Section 7: Approaches to Intervention
41. Discovering Psychiatric Pharmacogenomics42. Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy for Children and Adolescents; 43. Parenting Programmes for Conduct Problems; 44. Systemic and Family Approaches to Intervention; 45. Psychotherapeutic Approaches: A Psychodynamic Perspective; 46. Paediatric Psychopharmacology: Special Considerations; Index
Notes Written by leading clinicians and research experts in the fields of child development and psychopathology, this book is an authoritative and up to date guide for psychologists, psychiatrists, paediatricians and other professionals working with vulnerable children. The opening chapters outline neurobiological, genetic, familial and cultural influences upon child development, especially those fostering children's resilience and emotional wellbeing. Discussion of the acquisition of social and emotional developmental competencies leads on to reviews of child psychopathology, clinical diagnoses, as
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Author Bruce, Helen (Consultant psychiatrist)
Dowdney, Linda.
Mrazek, David.
ISBN 1119993962