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Psychosis in Childhood and Adolescence offers an in-depth examination of the nature of psychosis, its risk factors and its manifestations in children and adolescents who experience a continuum of emotional disorders. The chapters present a hopeful, research-based framework for treatment. They emphasize combined treatment that is based on psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral psychotherapy principles, pharmacological interventions and supportive family approaches that reflect the vulnerabilities and resources of the individual child. This text highlights the importance of thorough assessment and the need for long-term treatment that facilitates the psychotic child’s healthy maturation. Readers will benefit from the case examples that illustrate the complexity of psychosis and the discussions of diagnostic and treatment issues as presented by experienced clinicians and researchers.
The recognition and optimal management of early psychosis in adolescence is of great importance not only for its adequate diagnosis and treatment, but also for suicide prevention. In this volume, the latest understandings are reviewed by specialists in child and adolescent psychiatry. It discusses questions such as why schizophrenic psychosis has to be differentiated from borderline personality disorders; why the problem-solving strategy in early detection of neurocognitive disorders and neuropsychiatric behavioural disorders is also relevant for the development of a clinical view of the psychotic process. Further contributions point out the choice of specific individual psychotherapeutic techniques as well as why childhood psychosis needs a full inclusion of the family in the diagnostic and therapeutic process. This publication gives a stimulating overview of the diagnosis, treatment and outcome of psychotic disturbances in adolescence. Child and adolescent psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatrists as well as paediatricians will find it inspiring reading.
Pervasive developmental disorders are characterized by a broad-based loss or impairment of functions that would be expected for a child's age. "Psychoses and Pervasive Developmental Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence" explores developmental disorders and also the conditions, plus those traditionally considered childhood psychoses. Eighteen experts in the field of child psychiatry present concise yet detailed summaries of these until now sparsely covered mental illness topics. The book discusses recent changes in the diagnosis and definition of these disorders, advances in knowledge, and treatment. It also addresses theoretical issues regarding the notion of childhood psychosis and the mistaken idea that children are somehow protected from depression and other forms of affective illness. Major changes in DSM-IV categories and criteria, especially for autism and other pervasive developmental disorders, make this book a useful tool in the diagnosis and treatment of childhood and adolescent mental disorders. An increased interest in this subject, plus significant changes from DSM-III-R to DSM-IV, suggested the potential usefulness of a volume designed specifically for clinicians caring for children with these disorders. An American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry training institute on these issues provided the foundation for this book.
An international team of experts review the latest findings in the diagnosis and treatment of schizophrenia in the young.
This volume examines attempts to identify genetic risk factors and environmental components contributing to the development of psychiatric disorders. It explores the symptoms, courses, outcomes, treatment responses and aetiologies of a range of psychiatric illnesses to improve disease classification schemes.
The chapters of this book are all written by experienced psychoanalytically oriented psychotherapists and address different aspects of the psychotherapeutic treatment with psychotic children or adolescents. This volume collects the main contributions to the fourth conference of the child and adolescent section of the EFPP, held in Caen (France) in September 2001, on the general topic of "Psychotic Children and Adolescents and their Families".Contributors:Anne Alvarez; Britta Blomberg; Raymond Cahn; Genevieve Haag; Didier Houzel; Suzanne Maiello; Julia Pestalozzi; and Maria Rhode.
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