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Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics E-Book

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ISBN: 9780323809733

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Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics E-Book , 5th Edition

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics E-Book

Edited by Heidi M Feldman , MD PhD , Ellen Roy Elias, MD, Nathan J Blum , MD, Manuel Jimenez, MD, MS, FAAP and Terry Stancin, PhD

1016 pages
Trim Size 8 1/2 X 10 7/8 in
Copyright 2023
$209.99, Online Product, Reference

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Addressing the major advances in biomedical, psychological, social, and environmental sciences over the past decade, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, 5th Edition, remains the reference of choice for professionals in a wide range of fields, including medicine and health care, education, social service, advocacy, and public policy. This foundational, pioneering resource emphasizes children’s assets and liabilities, not just categorical labels. Comprehensive in scope, it offers information and guidance on normal development and behavior, psychosocial, and biologic influences on development, developmental disorders, neurodevelopmental disabilities, and mental health conditions. It also discusses tools and strategies for diagnosis and management, including new assessments that can be used in telehealth encounters.

Key Features

  • Offers a highly practical focus, emphasizing clinical approaches to evaluation, counseling, treatment, and ongoing care. 

  • Provides new or expanded information on theoretical foundations of human development and behavior; trauma, adverse childhood events, and resilience across the life span; mechanisms of genetic, epigenetic, and neurological conditions; and principles of psychological assessment, including a broad array of evaluation approaches. 

  • Discusses management and treatment for developmental and behavioral conditions, spanning common factors, cognitive behavior therapies, rehabilitative services, integrative medicine, and psychopharmacology. 

  • Contains up-to-date chapters on celebrating socio-cultural diversity and addressing racism and bias, acute stress and post-traumatic stress disorder in youth, sexuality and variation, and alternatives to restrictive guardianship. 

  • Begins each chapter with a colorful vignette that demonstrates the importance of the human dimensions of developmental-behavioral pediatrics. 

  • Offers viewpoints from an interdisciplinary team of editors and contributors, representing developmental-behavioral pediatrics, general pediatrics, psychiatry, psychology, occupational and physical therapy, speech-language pathology, and law. 

  • Provides the latest drug information in the updated and revised chapters on psychopharmacology. 

  • Includes key points boxes, tables, pictures, and diagrams to clarify and enhance the text. 

  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices. 

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Edited by Heidi M Feldman , MD PhD , Ballinger-Swindells Professor of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California ; Ellen Roy Elias, MD, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, Colorado ; Nathan J Blum , MD, Chief, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Director, Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Program, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ; Manuel Jimenez, MD, MS, FAAP, Assistant Professor and Chancellor's Scholar, Departments of Pediatrics, Family Medicine and Community Health, Director of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Education, The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; Attending Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrician, Children's Specialized Hospital, New Brunswick, New Jersey and Terry Stancin, PhD , Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio

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