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Psychiatric Nursing

Disorders of Children and Adolescents

This chapter covers the following:

  • Just the facts
  • A look at disorders of children and adolescents
  • Childhood development
  • Communicating with children and adolescents
  • Assessment
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Oppositional defiant disorder
  • Conduct disorder
  • Major depression
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Intellectual disability (intellectual developmental disorder)