DSM-IV-TR Casebook and Treatment Guide for Child Mental by Cathryn A. Galanter, Peter S. Jensen

By Cathryn A. Galanter, Peter S. Jensen

Imbued with a shared ardour for kids s psychological wellbeing and fitness, the DSM-IV-TR® Casebook and remedy consultant for baby psychological Health displays its editors and participants conviction that throughout the meticulous presentation and cautious learn of instances, analysis and remedy should be drastically more advantageous. The ebook is designed to be either an quintessential reference and a educating device for trainees, running shoes, and clinicians of kid and adolescent psychiatry, together with social employees, psychiatrists, psychologists, and nurse clinicians. the guts of the publication is its circumstances, that are geared up into 4 elements by way of expanding complexity. each one case is observed via 3 specialist commentaries, simulating the adventure of assembly with a panel of supervisors or counting on the reader s education point experts who're one of the best within the box. At a time while twenty percentage of youngsters and youngsters within the usa have diagnosable psychological illnesses, but seventy five to eighty percentage of these so don't obtain acceptable psychiatric care, the DSM-IV-TR® Casebook and remedy consultant for baby psychological Health constitutes an important and lengthy late source

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25 3 Living in Her Parents’ Shadow: Separation Anxiety Disorder. . . . . . . . . . . 43 4 Chatterbox at Home: Selective Mutism . . 59 5 Everything Bothers Her: Major Depressive Disorder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77 6 Excessively Silly: Bipolar Disorder . . . . . 97 7 Life of the Party: Chronic Marijuana Use. 115 8 My Mind Is Breaking: Psychosis . . . . . 129 9 She Just Won’t Eat a Thing: Anorexia Nervosa . . . . . . . . . . 143 10 The Blinker: Tourette’s Disorder .

Part III, “Toughest Cases: Diagnostic and Treatment Dilemmas,” includes examples in which the diagnosis is unclear, the patient has not responded to previous treatment, and/or only limited evidence is available on the correct means of treatment. Part IV, “Kids in Crisis,” concerns youth who have psychopathology in the context of extreme psychosocial stressors. The closing section, Part V, “Diagnostic and Treatment Decision Making,” includes two chapters on clinical and research issues in the diagnosis and treatment of child psychopathology.

77 6 Excessively Silly: Bipolar Disorder . . . . . 97 7 Life of the Party: Chronic Marijuana Use. 115 8 My Mind Is Breaking: Psychosis . . . . . 129 9 She Just Won’t Eat a Thing: Anorexia Nervosa . . . . . . . . . . 143 10 The Blinker: Tourette’s Disorder . . . . . 163 11 She Never Falls Asleep: Disordered Sleep in an Adolescent . . . . . . . . . . 181 12 The World Is a Very Dirty Place: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder . . . . . 197 This page intentionally left blank Introduction to Classic Cases Peter S.

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