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Published: 05 March 2015

176 Pages


ISBN: 9780199674541

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Highly Commended in the Psychiatry category of the British Medical Association Book Awards 2016.

Disruptive Mood

Irritability in Children and Adolescents

Argyris Stringaris and Eric Taylor

  • Practical approach, based on research and theory
  • Currently there is a lively scientific debate how irritability contributes to various psychopathological syndromes. The major classification systems are responding: DSM-5 has created a new diagnosis of disruptive mood dysregulation disorder and ICD-11 is considering how to include irritability as an entity
  • Anger outbursts are very common reasons for child mental health referrals, and are often a key target for treatment.

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