Assessment Scales in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Contributor(s): van der Ende, JanPublisher: London : Taylor & Francis Group, 2006Copyright date: ©2006Description: 1 online resource (232 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780203012932Genre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Assessment Scales in Child and Adolescent PsychiatryOnline Resources: Click to View
Front cover -- Contents -- Preface -- Chapter 1. Introduction -- Chapter 2. General Rating Scales -- Chapter 3. Scales for Specific Problems -- Chapter 4. Impairment -- Appendix 1: Which scale to use and when -- Appendix 2: Alphabetic list of scales -- Back cover.
Mental disorders such as attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), depression, and autism have devastating consequences on the lives of children and adolescents. Early assessment of their mental health problems is essential for preventative measures and intervention. This timely, authoritative guide will be of interest to everyone involved in assessing the mental health problems of children and adolescents and the effect that these may have on their daily life. Assessment Scales in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry is a unique compendium which summarizes approximately 150 scales across the field of mental disorders in children and adolescents. Every scale is accompanied by information on the completion of each instrument to allow the reader to see, at a glance, the scope of the scale and its application.
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