Principles and Practice of Child Psychiatry

Stella Chess's many admirers throughout the world have long looked forward to the day when she would produce her own textbook of child psychiatry. They will not be disappointed in this thoughtful and per­ ceptive account of the principles and practices of the subject, written in collaboration w...

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Main Authors: Chess, Stella, Hassibi, Mahin (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York, NY Springer US 1986, 1986
Edition:1st ed. 1986
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction to Child Psychiatry
  • 1 • A Historical Overview
  • 2 • Normal Child Development
  • 3 • Theories of Child Development
  • II: Disordered Behavior
  • 4 • Genesis and Etiology
  • 5 • Presenting Symptoms
  • 6 • Assessment
  • III: Syndromes in Child Psychiatry
  • 7 • Issues in Classification
  • 8 • Adjustment Reactions
  • 9 • Disorders of Biological Functions
  • 10 • Psychophysiological Disorders
  • 11 • Anxiety Disorders
  • 12 • Childhood Psychoses
  • 13 • Mental Retardation
  • 14 • Learning Disabilities
  • 15 • Disorders of Language Development
  • 16 • Organic Brain Syndromes
  • 17 • Hyperkinesis and Attentional Deficiencies
  • 18 • Disorders of Habit
  • 19 • Physically Handicapped Children
  • 20 • Gifted Children
  • 21 • Normal and Pathological Behavior in Adolescence
  • IV: Methods of Psychiatric Intervention
  • 22 • Treatment
  • 23 • Prognosis and Prevention
  • 24 • Patterns of Delivery of Services
  • 25 • Children an