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This seventh edition of Basic Child Psychiatry has been thoroughly revised to take account of advances in a rapidly changing area of medicine. An increased understanding of the role of genetic factors and the use of new diagnostic techniques, including modern brain imaging procedures, are providing new information about the aetiology of child psychiatric disorders. These, and new developments in epidemiology and treatment methods are fully reflected in this new edition. As in previous editions, extensive references are provided so that readers can readily obtain access to additional information. Like earlier editions, this one is a model of clear, uncluttered writing and will be of value to all who have a professional interest in the psychiatric disorders of childhood and adolescence.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780632056750
ISBN-10: 0632056754
Format: Paperback
(245mm x 173mm x 14mm)
Pages: 264
Imprint: Blackwell Science Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 24-May-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Prof. Philip Barker

Philip Barker, MB, BS, FRCPsych, FRCP(Ed), FRCP(C), is Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Canada. He has held senior appointments in child psychiatry in the United Kingdom and Canada. Professor Barker has made a wide contribution to the literature in the field, with a clarity of style that has made child psychiatry accessible to thousands of readers.

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