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Handbook of Preschool Mental Health Development, Disorders, and Treatment

ISBN-10: 1606233505

ISBN-13: 9781606233504

Edition: 2006

Authors: Joan L. Luby

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List price: $42.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 6/19/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 430
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.276
Language: English

Joan L. Luby, MD, is an infant/preschool psychiatrist and Associate Professor of Child Psychiatry at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, where she is the founder and director of the Early Emotional Development Program. This clinical and research program focusing on mood disorders in preschool children was the first of its kind nationally. Dr. Luby has been awarded grants from the National Institute of Mental Heath and the National Alliance for Schizophrenia and Depression, which have supported her research on the phenomenology of early-onset mood disorders. She currently chairs the Infancy Committee of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and serves on several scientific advisory groups focused on the development of age-appropriate diagnostic criteria for preschool disorders.

Normative Development in the Preschool Period
Social Development: Psychological Understanding, Self-Understanding, and Relationships
Emotional Competence: Implications for Social Functioning
Cognitive Development
Mental Disorders Arising in the Preschool Period
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Eating Disorders
Anxiety Disorders
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Clinical Guidelines and Research Findings
Sleep Disorders
Mood Disorders: Phenomenology and a Developmental Emotion Reactivity Model
Attachment Disorders
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Assessment and Intervention in the Preschool Period
Neuropsychological Assessment
Psychopharmacology
Play Therapy: Integrating Clinical and Developmental Perspectives
Using Play in Child-Parent Psychotherapy to Treat Trauma
Early Intervention for Autism
Index