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Children and Parents: Clincal Issues for Psychologists and Psychiatrists

Children and Parents: Clincal Issues for Psychologists and Psychiatrists

Rajinder M. Gupta, Deepa Parry-Gupta

ISBN: 978-1-861-56351-4

Aug 2003

220 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$85.95

Description

Health professionals, following their training, still need to keep abreast with developments in their respective fields. This helps them to evolve enabling them to offer good quality care to the children and families in their care. This has become important in the present climate of clinical governance and its emphasis on evidence-based practice.

This publication is targeted not only at professionals in the mental health services, but also at paediatricians, educational psychologists and school medical officers.

Section 1. Behaviour-related Issues.

Brain-behaviour Relationships in childhood Mood and Behaviour Disorders, Frederika Theus.

Social Phobia in children, Clinical Considerations, Tracy L Morris, Laurie A Greco.

Effective treatment for Conduct Disorder, Stephen Scott.

Adopted Children's Behaviour and development in Childhood and Adolescence, David Howe.

Deliberate Self-harm in children and Adolescents, Claire Dorer.

Section 2. Family-related Issues.

Gene-environment Transactions and Family Process, Implications for Clinical research and Practice, Kirby Deater-Deckard and Bernadette Marie Bullock.

An intergenerational Perspective on Parent-child Relationships, The Reciprocal effects of Tri-generational Grandparent-parent-child Relationships, Catherine A Lavers-preston and Edmund J Sonuga-Barke.

Vulnerability and Resilience in children in Divorced and Remarried Families, Thomas G O'Connor.

The Impact of war on Children, Some Lessons From The Afghan Conflict, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta.

Section 3. General Issues Related to Clinical Practice.

Children and Families, human Rights and Evidence-based Practice, Liz Goldthorpe.

The Contextual influences on Practice, Managing Professional Performance, Anthony L Schwartz.

Index.