Child psychology and psychiatry

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Frameworks for clinical training and practice
Edited by David Skuse, Helen Bruce & Linda Dowdney
Wiley-Blackwell, 2017, 3rd ed. 456 p.

Guide for professionals working with vulnerable and at-risk children. Explores neurobiological, genetic, familial, and cultural influences on child development, especially those fostering childhood resilience and emotional wellbeing. Discusses the acquisition of social and emotional developmental competencies. Reviews child psychopathology, clinical diagnoses, assessment, and intervention. Includes a chapter by New Zealand authors Thomas Klee and Stephanie F. Stokes titled 'Language development.' Covers: neurobehavioural development in infancy; emotional development in the first year of life; development of social cognition; social-cognitive development during adolescence; promoting infant mental health; fostering resilience in middle childhood and adolescence; attachment and separation; online and mobile technologies; social media; adoption and foster care; post-traumatic stress disorder; child maltreatment; autism spectrum disorder; attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; feeding and eating disorders in infancy and childhood; literacy disorders; somatization and somatoform disorders; challenges in child and adolescent obsessive-compulsive disorder; childhood behavioural disorders; developmental language disorder; depression and suicidal behaviour; substance misuse; paediatric bipolar disorder; emerging personality disorder; eating disorders in adolescence; diagnostic classification issues; paediatric neuropsychological assessment; assessment of child psychiatric disorders; cognitive behavioural therapy; psychodynamic therapy; systemic and family approaches to intervention; mentalization; early intervention in psychosis in adolescence; parenting programmes for conduct problems; paediatric psychopharmacology; promoting educational success; and youth mental health care.

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