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Published: 01 July 2015

324 Pages

6.1 x 9.1 inches

ISBN: 9780190616427

Bookseller Code (04)

Understanding the Mental Health Problems of Children and Adolescents

Kirstin Painter and Maria Scannapieco

  • definitions of mental health problems based on the new DSM-V
  • uses a systems of care approach that encourages creativity and flexibility on the part of the practitioner and the full engagement and participation of parents, educators, and other professionals in the child or adolescent's life
  • case studies illustrate both the symptoms and treatments of all disorders discussed
  • clear discussion of medications for each diagnosis and discussions of differential diagnoses

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