By Stefan C. Dombrowski
During the earlier numerous a long time, curiosity in children’s mental problems has grown gradually in the learn group, leading to a burgeoning wisdom base. the vast majority of the eye and investment, no longer strangely, has serious about the extra time-honored and famous stipulations. even if this increases the chances that teenagers with extra recognized issues comparable to ADHD, autism, and studying issues will obtain much-needed specialist evaluation and intervention, youngsters with much less often encountered problems may possibly adventure the next hazard of misdiagnosis and beside the point therapy.
Useful info has been scattered through the literature for severe-but-less-frequent early life mental issues, together with: fireplace surroundings; gender id sickness; impulse keep an eye on issues (i.e., kleptomania, trichotillomania, intermittent explosive disorder); selective mutism; Munchausen through proxy; adolescence schizophrenia; gang involvement; sexual offending; self-injurious habit; and feral teenagers. This concise quantity deals updated details on those stipulations, which, although quite infrequent, could have profound impression not just at the childrens themselves but additionally their households, acquaintances, and the neighborhood at huge. insurance of every sickness is gifted in an available layout covering:
- Overview and history.
- Description and diagnostic class, with proposed alterations to the DSM-V.
- Etiology and theory.
- Assessment instruments and interview protocols.
- Commonly used mental and pharmacological remedy options.
- Current learn concerns and instructions for destiny research.
Assessing and Treating Low Incidence/High Severity mental problems of Childhoodis essential reference for researchers, clinicians, practitioners, and graduate scholars in medical baby and faculty psychology, pediatrics, psychiatry, social paintings, institution counseling, schooling, and public policy.
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However, only a few outcome studies, most of which investigated a combination of cognitive-behavioral treatments and fire safety education, have been reported in the literature (Adler, Nunn, Northam, Lebnan, & Ross, 1994; Kolko, 2001). , stop, drop, roll). There are numerous fire safety programs available for this purpose. At the preschool age level, BIC Corporation’s Play Safe! Be Safe! , 2006). In this program, children learn the preventative behavior of telling a grown up if they find matches or lighters; they also learn the following fire safety behaviors: (1) go to a firefighter; (2) stop, drop, and roll; and (3) crawl low under smoke.
Zucker and Bradley note that intervention for gender dysphoria can effectively alter a child’s desire to be the opposite gender and is therefore protective, not harmful. Zucker and Bradley also note that intervention has no bearing on sexual orientation and do not recommend treatment for youth with gender dysphoria who have attained adolescence, contending that the window of opportunity for the treatment of gender identity is early childhood (Zucker, 2001, 2005). Zucker (2006) and Zucker and Bradley (1995) note that if gender is a social construction, then it makes sense that it is malleable and amenable to behavioral shaping.
As support for this position, the accommodation camp suggests that the DSM is less tolerant of boys with gender nonconforming behavior than girls (Mass, 1990). Also, society views “sissy-like” behavior worse than it does tomboy behavior (Green, 1987; Minter, 1999). The accommodation perspective contends that the treatment of youth with gender incongruence is akin to the practice of reparative therapy for individuals who are gay and is therefore unethical (Pleak, 1999). Langer and Martin (2004) contend that such treatment “bears striking resemblance to conversion therapy for homosexuality,” which is considered unethical by most psychiatric and psychological groups in North America including the American Psychological Association and the National Association of Social Workers.
Assessing and Treating Low Incidence/High Severity Psychological Disorders of Childhood by Stefan C. Dombrowski