Child & Adolescent Mental Health: A Practical, All-in-One Guide (Paperback)

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What clinicians need to know about the emotional well-being of kids—now updated and revised.

With the number and variety of mental health issues affecting kids on the rise, and as more clinicians and counselors are pushed to the front lines of defense, there is an acute need for a comprehensive, practical resource that guides professionals through the complexities of child and adolescent mental health. This comprehensive book—now in its third edition—answers that call.

Fully revised and updated, Child & Adolescent Mental Health now includes chapters addressing mental health during a pandemic and gender dysphoria. Child and adolescent psychiatry expert Jess P. Shatkin distills three decades of clinical experience, research, and teaching into an effective guide that providers and trainees have kept within arm’s reach for the past fifteen years.

About the Author

Jess P. Shatkin, MD, MPH, is Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Pediatrics at New York University School of Medicine and Vice Chair for Education at the New York University Child Study Center. He lives in New York City.

Praise For…

As a long-time teacher of medical students, psychology and psychiatry trainees, I have always placed Dr. Shatkin’s book at the top of my list as a resource. He writes like he speaks: clear, succinct, relevant and evidence-based. My pediatric colleagues have also commented on what a wonderful talent Dr. Shatkin has for taking complex material and distilling it into content that is readable and relevant. Kudos to Dr. Shatkin for leading the way in child psychiatry education!
— Lisa Namerow, MD, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital

Evidence-based and extremely readable, Child and Adolescent Mental Health: A Practical, All-in-One Guide delivers exactly what it promises—a thorough, fascinating, and, most of all, essential toolkit for those who work with children, adolescents, and their families. Whether you read it cover to cover or use it as a case-by-case reference, this book will change how all clinicians practice for the better.

— Harvey Karp, MD, FAAP

Jess Shatkin’s third edition of Child & Adolescent Mental Health is an indispensable tool for clinicians. This comprehensive guide provides evidence-based information crucial to diagnosing and treating youth mental health conditions. It’s a thoroughly researched, authoritative text, enlightening clinicians with the latest advances in child and adolescent psychiatry.

— Daniel Carlat, MD, vice chair, public sector and community psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine, founder and president, Carlat Publishing LLC

Clear and accessible, mixing wisdom, empathy, and common sense, Dr. Shatkin’s Child & Adolescent Mental Health is an essential text for practitioners working with young people growing up in today’s complex world, including valuable information on the many ways that pandemic experiences have affected children and families.

— Perri Klass, MD, professor of journalism and pediatrics, New York University, and author of The Best Medicine: How Science and Public Health Gave Children a Future
Product Details
ISBN: 9781324031086
ISBN-10: 1324031085
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: January 16th, 2024
Pages: 640
Language: English