Treating School-Age Children

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August 1997



This book presents effective and efficient interventions for the children who are just beginning school through the years of early puberty. The expert contributors offer frontline clinicians the knowledge and tools they need for assessing and treating the problems that are unique to this age group. Encouraging both creativity and flexibility, this volume presents specific recommendations for the treatment of developmental issues and problems such as hyperactivity, depression, obsession, compulsions, phobias, and trauma-related problems.
Written with the same sensitivity and insight as Treating Preschool Children and Treating Adolescents, this volume is an indispensable guide for meeting the challenge of treating children between the ages of six and twelve.


1. General Principles and Treatment - Richard J. Shaw and S. Shirley Feldman; 2. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Phobias, and Trauma - Sharon E. Williams, Julie A. Collier, and Zakee Matthews; 3. Depression - James Lock; 4. Disruptive Behavioral Disorders - Lisa R. Benton-Hardy and James Lock; 5. Conversion and Somatoform Disorders - Pamela J. Beasley and David Ray DeMaso; 6. Pain and Related Problems - Julie A. Collier; 7. Child Abuse - Mary J. Sanders and Jennifer Dyer-Friedman; 8. Eating Disorders - Tamara M. Altman and James Lock


HANS STEINER is professor of psychiatry and behavioral science in the Division of Child Psychiatry and Development at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He is a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine. In addition to other awards, he was selected by Good Housekeeping as one of the nation's 327 best mental health care providers. IRVIN D. YALOM is professor emeritus of psychiatry at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He is the author of several basic textbooks, including the Classic Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy, as well as the best--selling trade book Love's Executioner and the award--winning novel When Nietzsche Wept.


?This book does not follow the current vogue of minimizing children's mental pain in order to minimize the costs of treatment, but instead it helps clinicians to be the best that they can be.? --John E. Schowalter, M.D., Albert J. Solnit Professor of Child Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Child Study Center, Yale University
EAN: 9780787908782
ISBN: 0787908789
Untertitel: 'Jossey-Bass Library of Current'. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: August 1997
Seitenanzahl: 288 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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