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Publication year: 2008

Biological Child Psychiatry

Recent Trends and Developments

Editor(s): Banaschewski T. (Mannheim) 
Rohde L.A. (Porto Allegre) 


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Advances in Biological Psychiatry , Vol. 24
Editor(s): Kaschka W.P. (Ravensburg) 
Gattaz W.F. (São Paulo) 
VIII + 256 p., 8 fig., 13 tab., hard cover, 2008
Status: available   
ISSN: 0378-7354
e-ISSN: 1662-2774

"...ein ausgezeichnetes Kompendium zu dem aktuellen wissenschaftlichen Stand neuro-biologischer Forschung einer Auswahl kinder- und jugendpsychiatrischer Störungsbilder. Die Lektüre ist auch sehr dem Kliniker in der Praxis zu empfehlen..."

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Renowned experts present the latest knowledge in pediatric mental health disorders
Mental health disorders are prevalent in children and adolescents with rates varying from 10 to 20%. Therefore understanding psychiatric disorders of children is a priority in the mental health agenda worldwide.
In this publication leading experts discuss topics like Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, schizophrenia, eating disorders as well as substance use disorders. Cross-cultural issues are another interesting aspect as the authors come from diverse cultural backgrounds. Although the focus of this volume is on child biological psychiatry, the authors present findings in an integrative context helping readers to establish the needed connections with the real clinical world.
This publication is of valuable reading for child psychiatrists, child psychologists, pediatricians and any mental health professionals working with children and adolescents to update their knowledge in this exciting and new area which is extremely important for implementing contemporary and evidence based treatments for individuals in this age range.

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Advances in Biological Psychiatry, Vol. 24
Biological Child Psychiatry
Recent Trends and Developments
Editor(s): Banaschewski T. (Mannheim) 
Rohde L.A. (Porto Allegre) 
VIII + 256 p., 8 fig., 13 tab., hard cover, 2008
Status: available   
ISBN: 978-3-8055-8482-1
e-ISBN: 978-3-8055-8483-8