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Handbook of Pediatric Psychology (Hardcover)

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Mental health specialists, pediatricians, and other clinicians from North America offer 48 chapters on aspects of pediatric psychology. They cover professional issues, including historical developments and trends, ethical and legal issues, research design, and professional development, roles, and practice patterns; issues related to evidence-based practice, inpatient pediatric consultation-liaison, adherence to treatment regimens, chronic and recurrent pain, the management of pain and distress due to medical procedures, pharmacology and psychopharmacology, medical traumatic stress, genetics, and palliative care, end of life, and bereavement; medical, developmental, behavioral, and cognitive-affective conditions affecting children, from cancer, to diabetes, to autism spectrum disorders; and public health issues and systems, including racial and ethnic health disparities, pediatric unintentional injury, health promotion, primary care, families and other systems, and schools and reintegration into schools. This edition has been revised with new chapters and topics like training and professional competencies, quality improvement and cost effectiveness, international collaboration, rural health, the transition from pediatric to adult medical care, the prevention of health problems and associated behavioral and developmental problems, and disorders of sex development, as well as expanded information on epigenetics, e-health applications, cultural and ethnic diversity, spina bifida, and epilepsy. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 682
Genre: Psychology, Social Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Guilford Pubn
Language: English
Street Date: April 14, 2017
TCIN: 51632812
UPC: 9781462529780
Item Number (DPCI): 248-28-0171
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