Psychiatric Disorders Current Topics and Interventions for Educators

ISBN-10: 1412968763
ISBN-13: 9781412968768
Edition: 2010
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List price: $26.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 5/4/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Steven R. Shaw, Ph.D., NCSP is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. Dr. Shaw received a Ph.D. in school psychology from the University of Florida. He has been a school psychologist since 1988 with clinical and administrative experience in schools, hospitals, and independent practice. He has conducted workshops and consulted with educational policy makers to address the needs of children with borderline intellectual functioning in the US, Canada, Pakistan, Moldova, Poland, India, and Egypt. Dr. Shaw conducts and publishes research in (1) behavior and language development in children with rare genetic disorders, (2) resilience factors for children with risk factors for school failure, especially borderline intellectual functioning, and (3) pediatric school psychology and health issues addressed by schools.

Paul C. McCabe, Ph.D., NCSP, is an Associate Professor of School Psychology in the School Psychologist Graduate Program at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. Dr. McCabe received his Ph.D. in Clinical and School Psychology from Hofstra University. He holds undergraduate degrees from University of Rochester and Cazenovia College. Dr. McCabe is a New York State certified school psychologist, New York State licensed psychologist, and a Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP). Dr. McCabe serves on the editorial boards of several publications in school psychology and developmental psychology, and has consulted at state and national levels on issues of early childhood assessment and best practices, pediatric issues in schools, and training in school psychology. Dr. McCabe conducts and publishes research in (1) early childhood social, behavioral, and language development and concomitant problems, (2) pediatric school psychology and health issues addressed by schools, and (3) social justice issues in training, especially training educators to advocate for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered youth.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Neuropsychiatric Conditions Affecting Children
Developments in Neuropsychiatric Treatment: New Challenges and Old Problems
Introduction
Linking Neurotransmitters to Behavior
Increasing Specificity of Medications
Medication Side Effects
(De-) Emphasis on Talk Therapies
Future Directions
References
Neurochemical Bases of Tourette Syndrome and Implications for Educators
Introduction
Glossary
Literature Review
Prevalence and Epidemiology
Clinical Phenomenology
Comorbidity
Neurochemical Bases
Implications for Educators
Educational Strategies
Discussion Questions
Research Summary
Handout-Tourette Syndrome
Diagnosis and Treatment of Pediatric Bipolar Disorder
Introduction
Glossary
Literature Review
Symptoms of bipolar Disorder
Differential Diagnosis
Interventions for Pediatric Bipolar Disorder
Medical Management
Psychosocial Interventions
Conclusions
Implications for Educators
School-based Interventions
Educational Strategies
Discussion Questions
Research Summary
Handout-Pediatric Bipolar Disorder
Parental Control Effects on Separation Anxiety Disorder in Children
Introduction
Glossary
Literature Review
Behavioral Control
Parental Anxiety
Parental Affection
Discipline
Psychological Control
Cultural Differences
Parental Factors
Implications for Educators
Prevention
Intervention
Educational Strategies
Discussion Questions
Research Summary
Handout-Interventions for Children with Separation Anxiety Disorder
Mood Disorders and Creativity
Introduction
Glossary
Literature Review
Link Between Bipolar Disorder and Creativity
Neurobiological and Genetic Model
Implications for Educators
Educational Strategies
Discussion Questions
Research Summary
Handout-Use of Creative Mediums with Children and Adolescents with Mood Disorders
Psychopharmacology
Atypical Antipsychotic Use in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Review for Educators
Introduction
Background
The Effects of Atypical Antipsychotic on Symptoms of ASD
Agression
Hyperactivity
Mood
Cognition
Side Effects
Clozapine
Olanzapine
Risperidone
Quetiapine
Ziprasidone
Conclusions
Educational Strategies
Discussion Questions
Research Summary
Handout-Use of Atypical Antipsychotic Medication with Children and Adolescents
Tardive Dyskinesia with Typical and Atypical Antipsychotic Medications in Children and Adolescents
Introduction
Background
Symptoms and Prevalence
Prevalence of TD
Treatment of TD
Implications for Educators
Educational Strategies
Discussion Quesitons
Research Summary
Handout-Tardive Dyskinesia
Recent Advances in the Medical Management of Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Introduction
Background
Psychostimulants
Atomoxetine
Novel and Alternative Medicines
Conclusion
Implications for Educators
Educational Strategies
Discussion Questions
Research Summary
Handout-Recent Advances in the Medical Management of ADHD
Polypharmacy Prescription Practices in School-Aged Populations: Challenges and Considerations
Introduction
Background
Overview and Definitions
Risks Associated with Polypharmacy
Assumptions Associated with Polypharmacy
Medication Use in School-aged Populations
Medication Use within Vulnerable Populations
Prevalence of Polypharmacy in Childhood Populations
Cultural Considerations and Polypharmacy
Interventions
Combined Medication Approaches
Monitoring Combined Medication Treatments
Implications for Educators
Educational Strategies
Discussion Questions
Research Summary
Handout- Polypharmacy Prescription Practices in School-aged Populations
Educational Implications of Commonly Used Pediatric Medications
Introduction
Background
Medication Issues
Non-specific Medication Side Effects
Issues Specific to Medications for Treatment of Asthma
Issues Specific to Medications for Pain and Fever
Issues Specific to Medications for Cough and Colds
Implications for Educators
Assessment
Intervention
Advocacy and Education
Conclusion
Educational Strategies
Discussion Questions
Research Summary
Handout- Medication Effects in Children
Diatary Control and Supplement Use
Dietary Modification in the Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders
Introduction
Background
The GFCF Diet
Research Limitations
Conclusion
Implications for Educators
Educational Strategies
Discussion Questions
Research Summary
Handout-Dietary Modification: The Gluten-Free Casein-Free Diet
The Prevention and Intervention of Eating Disorders
Introduction
Background
Etiology Research Brief
Neurological Findings
Other Contributing Factors
Prevention and Intervention Support
Eating Disorder Prevention Practices and the Three Tiered Service Delivery Model
Universal Prevention
Targeted Prevention
Identify At-risk Individuals
Make Referrals/Be Aware of Resources
Intervention Overview
Implications for Educators
School Reintegration
Educational Strategies
Discussion Questions
Research Summary
Handout-Prevention and Intervention of Eating Disorders
Steroids in Adolescents: The Cost of Achieving the Physical Ideal
Introduction
Background
Steroid Use and Effects
Gender-specific Health Risks
Physiological Health Risks
Psychological and Behavioral Risks and Effects
Withdrawal
Prevalence of Steroid Use
Reasons for Steroid Use
Sports and Physical Performance Improvement
Appearance
Illicit Drug Use and Other Risky, Sensation-Seeking Behaviors
Implications for Educators
Educational Strategies
Discussion Questions
Research Summary
Handout-Anabolic Steroid Use Among Adolescents
Appendix
Glossary
References
Index

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