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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Theory and Practice, Second Edition

by Margaret Thompson, Christine M. Hooper, Catherine Laver-Bradbury, Christopher Gale

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Theory and Practice, Second Edition Synopsis

The book covers all the core aspects of child and adolescent mental health, starting with the background to emotional and behavioural problems and looking at models and tools for assessment and treatment before examining specific problems encountered in children, young people, and their families from different cultural backgrounds. Key features clear theoretical framework for each topic integrated disciplinary approach case studies information about other resources available to professionals and families, including new government initiatives New for the second edition updated and revised with the latest references and theories sections on the influence of genetics on behaviour, working with children with learning difficulties, evidence-based paediatric and psychological developments multiple choice questions for revision and testing new quick-reference format This is an essential text for all professionals working with children, young people, and their families, including student and practitioner psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, mental health nurses, and social care specialists.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781444145991
Publication date: 24th February 2012
Author: Margaret Thompson, Christine M. Hooper, Catherine Laver-Bradbury, Christopher Gale
Publisher: Routledge an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 528 pages
Categories: Psychiatry, Clinical psychology, Paediatric medicine, Mental health services,

About Margaret Thompson, Christine M. Hooper, Catherine Laver-Bradbury, Christopher Gale

Margaret Thompson MBChB, MD, FRCP (Glas), FRCPsy School of Psychology, University of Southampton, UK Christine M Hooper BA (econ), CQSW, MSc Retired family and marital therapist, New Forest, Hampshire, UK Cathy Laver-Bradbury SRN, RSCN, HV, MSc Consultant Nurse, Solent Healthcare NHS and University of Southampton, UK Christopher Gale RNMH, MSc Lecturer in Child and Adolescent Mental Health, University of Southampton, UK

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