Developmental Psychopathology An Introduction (EPUB)

Developmental Psychopathology An Introduction (EPUB)

Edition

10th

File Size

21.7 MB

Format

EPUB

Language

‎English

Publisher

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN-10

9781975149642

ISBN-13

9781975149673

$35.00

5/5
Description

Developmental Psychopathology An Introduction (EPUB)

1.1.Description

“Developmental Psychopathology: An Introduction” is a meticulously crafted and reader-friendly resource tailored for comprehensibility, providing an authoritative overview of mental developmental disorders affecting children and adolescents. Dr. Fred R. Volkmar, a distinguished researcher, leads a team of experts from Yale University School of Medicine’s Child Study Center, offering essential information perfect for child and adolescent psychiatry fellows, physicians, psychiatry residents, and healthcare professionals navigating this intricate field. The book delves into clinical disorders, addressing special considerations such as trauma, child abuse, pediatric consultation, psychiatric emergencies in children, and various treatment approaches, including cognitive-behavioral therapy, parent management training, trauma-focused interventions, and psychopharmacology. With a consistent chapter format covering diagnosis, assessment, epidemiology, neurological and psychological factors, clinical expression, differential diagnosis, and treatment, “Developmental Psychopathology: An Introduction” incorporates case studies and examples to enhance understanding. This resource enriches the learning experience by facilitating direct reading on various devices and easy conversion to audiobook format.

 

Developmental Psychopathology An Introduction (EPUB)

Developmental Psychopathology An Introduction (EPUB)

 

1.2.Key Features

“Developmental Psychopathology: An Introduction” stands out with its emphasis on readability and a concise format. Authored by Dr. Fred R. Volkmar and a team of experts from Yale University School of Medicine, the book offers an authoritative overview of mental developmental disorders affecting children and adolescents. It covers a spectrum of topics, including clinical disorders, special considerations like trauma and child abuse, pediatric consultation, and psychiatric emergencies in children. The book adopts a consistent chapter format, addressing diagnosis, assessment, epidemiology, neurological and psychological factors, clinical expression, differential diagnosis, and treatment. Notable features include case studies and example case reports, providing practical insights into the subject matter. Additionally, “Developmental Psychopathology: An Introduction”  is designed for a seamless reading experience, allowing direct access on various devices and easy conversion to audiobook format.

 

Developmental Psychopathology An Introduction (EPUB)

Developmental Psychopathology An Introduction (EPUB)

 

1.3. About Writer

Dr. Fred R. Volkmar MD is a distinguished researcher and author renowned for his expertise in developmental psychopathology, particularly in the field of child and adolescent psychiatry. Serving as a key figure at the Child Study Center at Yale University School of Medicine, Dr. Volkmar has contributed significantly to the understanding of mental developmental disorders affecting young individuals. His leadership in the field, combined with collaborative efforts from experts like Eli R. Lebowitz and Denis G. Sukhodolsky, has resulted in impactful publications. Dr. Volkmar’s commitment to advancing knowledge in developmental psychopathology is reflected in his role as an authoritative voice in the exploration of clinical disorders, treatment approaches, and related considerations for optimal child and adolescent mental health.

 

Developmental Psychopathology An Introduction (EPUB)

Developmental Psychopathology An Introduction (EPUB)

 

Summary

“Developmental Psychopathology: An Introduction” provides a concise and authoritative overview of mental developmental disorders in children and adolescents. Led by noted researcher Dr. Fred R. Volkmar, along with experts from the Child Study Center at Yale University School of Medicine, the book covers clinical disorders, special considerations such as trauma and child abuse, pediatric consultation, psychiatric emergencies in children, and various treatment approaches, including cognitive-behavioral therapy, parent management training, trauma-focused interventions, and psychopharmacology. The consistent chapter format delves into diagnosis, assessment, epidemiology, neurological and psychological factors, clinical expression, differential diagnosis, and treatment. The inclusion of case studies and reports enhances the reader’s understanding, making “Developmental Psychopathology: An Introduction” valuable for fellows, physicians in child and adolescent psychiatry, psychiatry residents, and healthcare professionals working in this complex field.

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