Features new chapters dealing with genetic influences on development and behavior, crisis management, coping strategies, self-esteem, self-control, and inborn errors of metabolism to cover the considerable advances and latest developments in the field.
Focuses on the clinical aspects of function and dysfunction, rather than arranging subjects according to categorical labels.
Emphasizes children’s assets as well as their liability so you get a well-developed approach to therapeutic management.
Concludes each chapter with a summary of the principle points covered, with tables, pictures and diagrams to clarify and enhance the presentation.
Offers a highly practical focus, emphasizing evaluation, counseling, medical treatment, and follow-up.
Features superb photos and figures that illustrate a wide variety of concepts.