Clinical Child Psychiatry

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William M. Klykylo, Jerald Kay
John Wiley & Sons, Jan 4, 2006 - Medical - 586 pages
Clinical Child Psychiatry, Second Edition serves as a focused text of the major problems, challenges and practices commonly encountered in clinical child psychiatry.

The introductory section covers assessment of the patient, treatment planning and a review of CBT and play therapy. Each chapter in section two reviews a clinical disorder in detail, giving diagnostic criteria and clinical management advice and is enhanced by case studies. The final section covers special topics such as foster care, adoption, loss and grief, sleep disorders, forensics and socioeconomics.

Clinical Child Psychiatry, Second Edition provides invaluable guidance for all practitioners: interns and residents entering the field, pediatricians and family physicians who now provide the preponderance of child psychiatric services, and experienced clinicians encountering new areas of practice.

Review of the first edition of Clinical Child Psychiatry

". . . the information provided is practical and presented in user-friendly fashion. The editors have done an excellent job in organizing this text. I recommend this text to interns and residents in psychiatry and child psychiatry as well as to pediatricians and general psychiatrists."
Am J Psychiatry, September 1999


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Section II Common Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders
Section III Developmental Disorders
Section IV Special Problems in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

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About the author (2006)

William M. Klykylo, M.D., Professor and Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Wright State University. Professor Klykylo is one of the USA’s leading child psychiatrists, working in all areas of the care of children with psychiatric disorders.

Jerald Kay, M.D. , Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry, Wright State University. Professor Kay is an expert in attachment disorders as well as heading up the department of Psychiatry at Wright State University. He is considered one of the leading educators in psychiatry in the USA.

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