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A Handbook for the Assessment of Children's Behaviours
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A Handbook for the Assessment of Children's Behaviours

Publication Year: 2012
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Williams, Jonathan O.H.; Hill, Peter D.
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 978-1-119-97589-2
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 92
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This ground-breaking book takes a new approach to the assessment of behaviour in children and adolescents.

Written by an expert author team, combining one with higher qualifications in general practice, child neuropsychiatry, and child and adolescent psychiatry, with one with higher qualifications in medicine, paediatrics and child and adolescent psychiatry, the book draws on many thousands of multidisciplinary case discussions, at Great Ormond Street Hospital, in the Children’s Multispecialty Assessment Clinic in North London, and in private practice.

The book is ideal for the busy mental health professional working in a small team. Organised to allow rapid look-up of behaviours with comprehensive lists of their possible causes, it synthesizes research evidence and clinical experience. The authors interpret behaviour broadly, including not just voluntary actions, but also actions whose voluntary nature is questionable (such as drop attacks, personal preferences, and pseudobehaviours). They also include problems that lead to referral through their behavioural manifestations (e.g. aggression, anxiety, or a poor relationship with mother). Overall, the book spans the behavioural, cognitive, social and emotional problems of children and adolescents.

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    Ovid
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Williams, Jonathan O.H.; Hill, Peter D.
  • ISBN: 978-1-119-97589-2
  • Specialty:
    Pediatrics
    Psychiatry
    Psychology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 622
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2012
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 92

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