Key Features

  • 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.

Details

No. of pages:
1060
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781437710946
eBook ISBN:
9780323245678
Print ISBN:
9781416033707

About the authors

William Carey

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Behavioral Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Allen Crocker

Affiliations and Expertise

Program Director, Institute for Community Inclusion, Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Ellen Elias

Affiliations and Expertise

The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO, USA

Heidi Feldman

Affiliations and Expertise

Ronald L. and Patricia M. Violi Professor of Child Development, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittssburgh, PA, USA

William Coleman

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pediatrics, The Clinical Center for the Study of Development and Learning, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA