Child and adolescent psychiatry : a practical guide by Dorothy Stubbe MD

Child and adolescent psychiatry : a practical guide by Dorothy Stubbe MD

By Dorothy Stubbe MD

Written by way of the educational director of Yale baby examine Center's world-renowned psychiatry software, this useful instruction manual is a short, concise consultant for execs at the entrance strains of kid and adolescent psychological well-being care. utilizing the conversational variety and scientific vignettes present in all Practical courses in Psychiatry titles, Dr. Stubbe takes clinicians via each one step of the psychiatric care method, providing crucial quick proof and powerful sufferer care concepts. Sections hide psychiatric evaluate; problems noticeable in babies, little ones, and kids; therapy modalities and remedy making plans; and designated conditions together with psychiatric emergencies, baby overlook and abuse, and family members matters. Easy-to-use appendices contain score scales and source information.

The Practical publications in Psychiatry sequence offers speedy, concise info for pros at the entrance traces of psychological wellbeing and fitness care. Written in an easy-to-read, conversational type, those helpful assets take you thru every one step of the psychiatric care method, supplying quickly proof and beneficial techniques that assist you supply potent and compassionate care on your patients.

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I often tell parents that children frequently don’t fit neatly into our diagnostic categories, and each child is unique. The formulation may be more helpful than definitive diagnoses in understanding and helping the child. Feedback to Other Agencies Feedback given to schools or other agencies will be focused primarily on the referral questions, although a comprehensive evaluation is typically conducted to answer those questions. If dangerousness is a concern, this should be explored in detail, including precipitating factors, chronic stressors, and previous history of violence.

Family Assessment Accurate psychiatric assessment and effective treatment of an individual child must involve an examination of family process. Family process refers to the repetitive patterns of interaction between members. The definition of “family” may be broad, but understanding the bonds and processes within a family context will help you more fully understand the child. qxd 8/11/06 6:30 PM Page 25 Chapter 2 / The Psychiatric Evaluation 25 of the child’s nurturing environment may serve a role as a primary protective or primary risk factor (or both).

However, children with mental retardation have a three to four times higher incidence of other psychiatric disorders than children with average cognitive skills. Mentally retarded children are at high risk for social ostracism. Additionally, the neuropathology underlying the learning or cognitive dysfunction may contribute to certain aberrant behaviors. Executive and problem-solving skills are impaired concomitantly with the overall cognitive delay. KEY POINT Individuals with mental retardation consist of a widely variable group of children.

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