ISBN-10:
032304025X
ISBN-13:
9780323040259
Pub. Date:
10/22/2007
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics: Evidence and Practice: Text with CD-ROM

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics: Evidence and Practice: Text with CD-ROM

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Overview

Based on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Primary Care: Child and Adolescent Version (DSM-PC), this state-of-the-art reference expertly guides you through normal and abnormal development and behavior for all pediatric age groups. See how neurobiological, environmental, and human relationship factors all contribute to developmental and behavioral disorders and know how to best diagnose and treat each patient you see.
  • Accurately identify developmental and behavioral problems using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Primary Care criteria, and evidence-based guidelines.
  • Gain a clear understanding of the "normal" boundaries and variations within specific disorders.
  • Make informed therapeutic decisions with the integration of basic science and practical information and recommendations from the Society of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
  • Avoid legal and ethical implications by consulting the Law, Policy, and Ethics chapter.
  • Download the DSM PC criteria from the included CD, as well as tables and illustrations for use in electronic presentations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323040259
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 10/22/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 1008
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Foundations of developmental-behavioral pediatrics

2. Biological mechanisms in development and behavior

3. Family and societal factors

4. Elements of assessment and management

5. Adaptation to general health problems and their treatment

6. Developmental-behavioral aspects of chronic conditions and treatment

7. Cognitive/adaptive conditions

8. Language and learning conditions

9. Motor disabilities and multiple handicapping conditions

10. Autism spectrum disorders

11. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

12. Externalizing conditions

13. Internalizing conditions

14. Substance use/abuse

15. Child abuse and neglect

16. Somatoform disorders and pain

17. Sleep problems

18. Feeding and eating conditions

19. Elimination conditions

20. Sexuality

21. Atypical behaviors

22. Law, policy, and ethics

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