First Published in 1978. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Table of ContentsPart 1 Normal development: nature and nurture; the developmental task of adolescence. Part 2 Deviation in adolescence: presentation, classification, diagnosis and epidemiology relating to adolescence; schizophrenia; affective illness; self-harm in adolescence; drug abuse; developmental disorders; conduct disorders and juvenile delinquency; personality disorders; emotional or neurotic disorders; persistent non-attendance at school; anorexia nervosa; sexual problems in adolescence; the handicapped adolescent. Part 3 Treatment and management of the disturbed adolescent: the first interview and principles of treatment; physical methods of treatment in adolescent psychiatry; psychological methods of treatment in adolescent psychiatry; social intervention and residential provision in adolescence; the adolescent in-patient; conclusion.