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Mental Health Care of Children and Adolescents: A Guide for Primary Care Clinicians [Paperback]

Editor: Jane Meschan Foy, MD, FAAP

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This indispensable resource provides primary care clinicians with a framework for addressing pediatric mental health problems in the primary care practice. It offers guidance on practice enhancements and on clinical care of patients with identified mental health concerns, signs and symptoms, as well as common disorders.

Topics Include

  • Integrating preventive mental health care into pediatric practice
  • Pediatric care of children and adolescents with mental health problems
  • Office and network systems to support mental health care
  • Partnering to improve community mental health systems
  • Iterative Mental Health Assessment
  • Psychosocial therapies
  • Self-regulation therapies and biofeedback
  • Complementary and integrative medical therapies
  • Triage for psychiatric emergencies
  • Use of psychotropic medications in primary care
  • Care of children with common mental health concerns, signs and symptoms
  • Anxiety and trauma-related distress
  • Disruptive behavior and aggression
  • Eating abnormalities
  • Assessment and care of children with unexplained medical symptoms
  • And more…


  • ISBN-13: 978-1-61002-150-0
  • Product Code: MA0860
  • Publication Date: June 1, 2018
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 932
  • Trim Size: 9 inches x 6 inches
  • Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Availability: In Stock


American Academy of Pediatrics

The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 67,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists dedicated to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. The AAP is the largest pediatric publisher in the world, with a diverse list of resources that includes essential clinical and practice management titles and award-winning books for parents.

“The book will certainly serve as a wonderful resource for primary care pediatricians. Congratulations to the AAP and Dr. Foy on this very helpful effort.”

Marshall L. Land, Jr., MD FAAP

Mental Health Care of Children and Adolescents: A Guide for Primary Care Clinicians [Paperback]

Price:: 99.95

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