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Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics: Evidence and Practice

Text with CD-ROM

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.


Hardbound, 1008 Pages

Published: October 2007

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-04025-9


  • 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 conditions

    8. 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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