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By Stefan C. Dombrowski

ISBN-10: 1441999698

ISBN-13: 9781441999696

During the earlier a number of a long time, curiosity in children’s mental problems has grown gradually in the examine neighborhood, leading to a burgeoning wisdom base. the vast majority of the eye and investment, no longer unusually, has fascinated by the extra universal and recognized stipulations. even supposing this increases the percentages that teenagers with extra recognized problems akin to ADHD, autism, and studying problems will obtain much-needed expert evaluation and intervention, kids with much less often encountered issues may perhaps event the next probability of misdiagnosis and irrelevant remedy.

Useful facts has been scattered in the course of the literature for severe-but-less-frequent adolescence mental issues, together with: fireplace atmosphere; gender identification ailment; impulse keep watch over issues (i.e., kleptomania, trichotillomania, intermittent explosive disorder); selective mutism; Munchausen by means of proxy; formative years schizophrenia; gang involvement; sexual offending; self-injurious habit; and feral young ones. This concise quantity deals updated info on those stipulations, which, notwithstanding particularly infrequent, can have profound influence not just at the youngsters themselves but additionally their households, acquaintances, and the neighborhood at huge. insurance of every sickness is gifted in an obtainable structure covering:

  • Overview and history.
  • Description and diagnostic category, with proposed alterations to the DSM-V.
  • Etiology and theory.
  • Assessment instruments and interview protocols.
  • Commonly used mental and pharmacological remedy options.
  • Current examine matters and instructions for destiny research.

Assessing and Treating Low Incidence/High Severity mental problems of Childhoodis vital reference for researchers, clinicians, practitioners, and graduate scholars in medical baby and faculty psychology, pediatrics, psychiatry, social paintings, institution counseling, schooling, and public policy.

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