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Psychotic Symptoms in Child and Adolescents : Assessment, Differential Diagnosis, and Treatment | hardcover edition
Cepeda, Claudio
Routledge / Hardcover / 2006-10-01 / 0415953642
Child Psychiatry
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552 pages
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Psychotic symptoms have traditionally been rationalized and disregarded as products of the child's imagination. There has been a professional reluctance to acknowledge that children could suffer from severe psychotic disorders akin to adult subjects, and that these symptoms merit a comprehensive and systematic evaluation. Now, the area of child and adolescent psychoses is gaining progressive recognition and interest, and has stimulated a keen interest in the examination and detection of psychotic symptoms for diagnostic, treatment and prognostic purposes of a variety of psychiatric disorders of children and adolescents. The purpose of this book is to demystify the interviewing diagnostic process of psychosis in children and adolescents, and to provide a resource for treatment.
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Preface. Acknowledgements. Overview of Psychotic Symptoms in Childhood. Psychiatric Assessment. Examination of Other Psychotic Symptoms. Examination of Mood and Affect. Aids in the Diagnostic Process. Differential Diagnosis of Psychotic Disorders: Medical Conditions Associated With Psychosis. Differential Diagnosis of Psychotic Disorders: Psychiatric Disorders Associated With Psychosis. Etiology and Pathogenesis. Psychosocial Interventions for Chronic Psychosis. Psychopharmacological Treatment: Considerations in the Clinical Use of Antipsychotic Medications. Mood Stabilizing Medications in the Treatment of Psychotic Disorders of Children and Adolescents. Overview of Atypical Antipsychotics. Mood Stabilizers and Atypical Antipsychotic Side Effects. Treatment of Atypicals Side Effects. Appendix A: Drug Interactions. Appendix B: Conventional or Classic Antipsychotics. Bibliography.

About the Author:

Claudio Cepeda, M.D., is a child and adolescent psychiatrist in private practice and member of the Southwest Psychiatric Physicians, as well as Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio. His first book, The Psychiatric Interview of Children and Adolescents, has been translated to Japanese, Slovac and Spanish. He has broad clinical experience in inpatient, partial, hospital and outpatient preadolescent and adolescent psychiatric practice, and in teaching child and adolescent interviewing to general psychiatric residents and fellows in child and adolescent psychiatry.

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