Complex Disorders in Pediatric Psychiatry - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323511476, 9780323511728

Complex Disorders in Pediatric Psychiatry

1st Edition

A Clinician's Guide

Authors: David Driver Shari Thomas
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323511476
eBook ISBN: 9780323511728
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 27th March 2018
Page Count: 250

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Get a quick, expert overview of complex childhood psychiatric disorders from Drs. David I. Driver and Shari Thomas of Healthy Foundations Group. This practical resource presents a summary of today’s current knowledge and best approaches to topics from gender dysphoria to childhood onset schizophrenia and other complex psychiatric disorders.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive guide for any professional working with children.
  • Consolidates today’s evidence-based information on complex childhood psychiatric disorders into one convenient resource.
  • Provides must-know information on evaluation and management.
  • Covers a range of psychiatric disorders of children including psychosis, autoimmune encephalitides, delirium, concussions, ADHD, irritability, sleep disorders, and eating disorders.

Table of Contents


1. Gender Dysphoria in Childhood and Adolescence

2. School Refusal

3. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Anxiety

4. Tourette Syndrome

5. Management of ADHD in Youth with Comorbid Epilepsy

6. The evolution from feeding disorders to restrictive/avoidant food intake disorder

7. Eating Disorders

8. Childhood Stress and Trauma

9. Factitious Disorder Imposed on Another

10. Pediatric Sleep Disorders

11. Concussion in Children and Adolescents

12. Pediatric Delirium

13. Pediatric Catatonia

14. Pediatric Inflammatory Brain Disease

15. Disruptive Mood Regulation Disorder

16. Pediatric Bipolar Disorder

17. Childhood Onset Schizophrenia


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About the Authors

David Driver

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Fellow, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Child Psychiatry Branch and National Institutes of Mental Health, Bethesda Maryland

Shari Thomas

Affiliations and Expertise

Attending Physician, Healthy Foundations Group, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Bethesda Maryland