Publication Year: 2008
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Benjamin J. Sadock MD; Virginia Alcott Sadock MD
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 73
This book presents updated clinical material on child and adolescent psychiatry from the best-selling Kaplan and Sadock's Synopsis of Psychiatry, tenth edition.
Coverage in this text includes clinically relevant information on normal and abnormal development; examination; neuroimaging; learning, communication and behavioral disorders; adolescent substance abuse; forensic issues; and the spectrum of psychiatric problems such as depression and bipolar disorders. Treatment chapters include a broad range of psychopharmacotherapeutic and psychotherapeutic techniques, and the many controversies related to appropriate use of medication in children are addressed. The book is DSM-IV-TR compatible and replete with case studies and tables, including DSM-IV-TR tables.
Kaplan & Sadock's Concise Textbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry