Browsing posts tagged: Diseases of children and adolescents
Game Play

The long-awaited revision of the only book on game play available for mental health professionals Not only is play a pleasurable, naturally occurring behavior found in humans, it is also a driving force in our development. As opposed to the unstructured play often utilized in psychotherapy, game playing invokes more goal-directed behavior, carries the benefits […]

Autism Causes, Prevention & Treatment

In this groundbreaking work, autism researcher John Cannell, MD, provides the most comprehensive and compelling explanation to date regarding autism causes, prevention strategies, and treatment protocols that, in many cases, reverse symptoms.

Child Abuse Medical Diagnosis & Management

Now published by the AAP, this revised and updated 3rd edition offers a practical, objective, evidence-based guide to the medical diagnosis, and management of child abuse.  Written and edited by a vast array of the world’s leading experts on child abuse and neglect, the new 3rd edition of Child Abuse: Medical Diagnosis & Management clearly […]

Inequalities in Young People’s Health

This international report is the fourth from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study, a WHO collaborative cross-national study, and the most comprehensive. It presents the key findings on patterns of health among young people aged 11, 13 and 15 years in 41 countries and regions across the WHO European Region and North America […]

The Cystic Fibrosis Passport

Professor Dominic Fitzgerald is a paediatric respiratory and sleep specialist working at The Children's Hospital at Westmead in Sydney. For 15 years he has worked closely with infants and children with cystic fibrosis (CF), sharing the ups and downs of the family journey as they come to terms with caring for a child with CF. […]

Helping Abused and Traumatized Children

Presenting an integrative model for treating traumatized children, this book combines play, art, and other expressive therapies with ideas and strategies drawn from cognitive-behavioral and family therapy. Eliana Gil demonstrates how to tailor treatment to the needs of each child by using both directive and nondirective approaches. Throughout, practical clinical examples illustrate ways to target […]

Play Therapy

Play Therapy: The Art of the Relationship is the newest incarnation of Garry Landreth’s comprehensive text on creating therapeutic relationships with children through play. It details the Child-Centered Play Therapy model, which stresses the importance of understanding the child’s world and perspective. This approach facilitates the play therapy process while allowing therapist and client to fully […]

Children with Cerebral Palsy

A large number of children in developing countries are born with or develop cerebral palsy. The problem is made worse by inadequate knowledge and treatment facilities. As a result, thousands of children with cerebral palsy live in burdensome dependence upon their families. This tragic situation can be avoided to a great extent by giving treatment […]

Paediatric Intensive Care

One in 70 children are admitted to paediatric intensive care (PIC) at some time during childhood. Most paediatric junior doctors will rotate through PIC, and will be involved in organising acute intensive care for critically ill children. The range of children and their illnesses going through PIC is vast, making it a hugely diverse specialty. […]

Pediatric Neuropsychological Intervention

Pediatric neuropsychology is the practice of understanding and elucidating brain-behavior relationships as applied to children and adolescents. This 2007 volume examines trends in the assessment and treatment of common disorders including traumatic brain injuries, brain tumors, epilepsy, and autistic spectrum disorders. Its primary aim is to help practitioners and researchers identify and understand the evidence […]