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Diseases of children and adolescents

  • The Childhood Obesity Epidemicby Peter D. Vash

    Apple Academic Press 2015; US$ 149.95

    Child obesity is a serious condition that affects children around the world in growing numbers. With obesity comes an increased risk of other chronic diseases as well, making it even more important to understand and treat this condition from a variety of angles. This current volume seeks to understand the phenomenon of child obesity and presents a... more...

  • Everyday Environmental Toxinsby Areej Hassan

    Apple Academic Press 2015; US$ 139.95

    This collection of timely chapters presents a nuanced study of environmental toxins and the risks they pose to children?s development. The book details the impact of a number of commonplace environmental toxins, focusing on everyday exposure to tobacco smoke, lead, pesticides, and flame retardants. There is growing recognition that the impact of the... more...

  • Give Food a Chanceby Julie O'Toole

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 24.95

    By acknowledging the neurological reasons behind childhood eating disorders, clinicians and parents will be better placed to help young people and plan appropriate treatment. This book presents The Kartini Clinic's innovative approach to treating eating disorders, with advice on spotting symptoms and providing support. more...

  • Beyond the Grip of Craniosynostosisby Kase D. Johnstun

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95

    Both a memoir and a medical study, this unique work explores the extensive and tragic reach of craniosynostosis, the premature fusing of the cranial sutures in infants. The author--born with craniosynostosis in 1975--documents his and his family's struggles, weaving his story into a broader view of this birth defect. Included are interviews with... more...

  • You and Your Child's Psychotherapy: The Essential Guide for Parents and Caregiversby Michael Weiner; Les Gallo-Silver

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 17.99

    Many resources exist for helping parents find and select a psychotherapist for their child. However, when a child is recommended for therapy, parents are often left with little information beyond the initial referral. Parents who are unfamiliar with the process might be confused on how to proceed, or be wary of therapy stereotypes. You and Your Child's... more...

  • Praxishandbuch Maßregelvollzugby Sabine Eucker; Rüdiger Müller-Isberner

    Medizinisch Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 59.48

    Die Bedeutung des psychiatrischen Maßregelvollzugs nimmt zu: Nicht nur die Zahl der Patienten und Betten steigt, auch die Ansprüche an die beteiligten Fachdisziplinen werden höher. Professionalität und Interdisziplinarität sind gefordert: Psychiater, Psychologen, Pflegende und unterschiedliche Fachtherapeuten benötigen valide und umsetzbare Empfehlungen... more...

  • Das Frankfurter Autismus- Elterntraining (FAUT-E)by Sabine Schlitt; Kerstin Berndt; Christine M. Freitag

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2015; US$ 34.77

    Autismus-Spektrum-Störungen (ASS) sind lebenslange Erkrankungen, die in der Kindheit beginnen und mit weitreichenden Beeinträchtigungen im Sozialverhalten, der Kommunikation und zwanghaft-rigidem Verhalten einhergehen. Eltern autistischer Kinder und Jugendlicher sind aufgrund der Symptomatik vor besondere Herausforderungen in ihrem Alltag gestellt.... more...

  • Die vielen Farben des Autismusby Thomas Girsberger

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2015; US$ 20.13

    Der Autor dieses Buchs vertritt einen modernen Ansatz, der sich im deutschsprachigen Raum erst langsam zu etablieren beginnt: Autismus ist keine seltene schwere Behinderung. Autismus ist vielmehr ein relativ häufiges Phänomen mit einem breiten Spektrum, von geistig behindert bis hochbegabt, mit milden bis hin zu ausgeprägten Formen. Dies wird mithilfe... more...

  • Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychopharmacology Made Simpleby John D. Preston; Mary C. Talaga; John H. O'Neal

    New Harbinger Publications 2015; US$ 24.95

    This third edition of Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychopharmacology Made Simple provides parents, patients, therapists, and health care professionals all they need to know about the use of psychoactive medications in the treatment of childhood and adolescent psychological disorders in easy-to-understand language. Readers will find updated DSM-V... more...