Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics: Evidence and Practice

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  • Mark Wolraich, MD, Professor of Neurology, University of Oklahoma, Child Study Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
  • Paul Dworkin, Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Hartford, CT
  • Dennis Drotar, Department of Pediatrics, Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, Cleveland, OH
  • Ellen Perrin, MA, MD, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Tufts University School of Medicine; Director, Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, The Floating Hospital for Children, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, MA

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.
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Book information

  • Published: October 2007
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-04025-9

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 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