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

Author:   Mark Lee Wolraich ,  Paul Howard Dworkin ,  Dennis D. Drotar ,  Ellen C. Perrin
Publisher:   Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
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9780323040259


Pages:   1008
Publication Date:   08 October 2007
Format:   Hardback
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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.

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Author:   Mark Lee Wolraich ,  Paul Howard Dworkin ,  Dennis D. Drotar ,  Ellen C. Perrin
Publisher:   Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Imprint:   Mosby
Dimensions:   Width: 21.60cm , Height: 3.90cm , Length: 27.60cm
Weight:   2.585kg
ISBN:  

9780323040259


ISBN 10:   032304025
Pages:   1008
Publication Date:   08 October 2007
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Out of stock   Availability explained
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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 conditions8. 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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