Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for the Specialty Board Review
Routledge – 2007 – 184 pages
Both general and child/adolescent psychiatrists will find the third edition of this book valuable in preparing for their re-certification exams. The last ten years have brought tremendous changes to the field of child and adolescent psychiatry. The revision of this book incorporates recent information from AACAP’s Practice Parameters, and review questions and references have also been updated. Hendren has reviewed every question, answer, and explanation to ensure coverage of the major advances in the classification of child and adolescent disorders represented in the DSM-IV.
Preface. Introduction. Part I: Multiple-Choice Questions. Normal Growth and Development. Developmental Disorders. Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders and Affective Disorders. Disorders of Conduct and Behavior. Anxiety Disorders. Eating and Nutritional Disorders. Movement Disorders. Disorders of Somatic Function. Substance Use and Abuse. Special Issues. Psychological Testing and Rating Scales. Psychopharmacology. Psychotherapies. Treatment Settings, Health-Care System, and Outcome. Special Topics. Research Design, Statistics, and Technologies. Part II: Mock Examination. Clinical Assessment, Differential Diagnosis, Formulation, and Treatment Planning. Case Histories. References.
Robert L. Hendren, DO, is Professor of Psychiatry, Executive Director, M.I.N.D. Institute, (Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders), Chief, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, at the University of California, Davis. His primary areas of research and publication interests are translational clinical pharmacology and nutritional trials using biomarkers in neurodevelopmental disorders such as Pervasive Developmental Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders, and impulse control disorders. He has over 100 publications on topics in his field, including books, book chapters, journal articles, and papers. He takes an active leadership role in various local, state, and national organizations and committees and frequently speaks at national and international conferences and symposiums.
Hong Shen, MD, is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, Davis. As a community-based academic child & adolescent psychiatrist, Dr. Shen provides mental health services in a variety of settings. He is actively involved in child and adolescent psychiatry resident training, medical student education, and clinical trial research at the UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute. Dr. Shen is actively involved in American Psychiatric Association and has a special interest in cross-cultural psychiatry.