Lewis's Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: A Comprehensive by Andres Martin, Fred R. Volkmar

By Andres Martin, Fred R. Volkmar

Established for fifteen years because the regular paintings within the box, Melvin Lewis's Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: A accomplished Textbook is now in its Fourth version. less than the editorial course of Andrés Martin and Fred R. Volkmar—two of Dr. Lewis's colleagues on the world-renowned Yale baby examine Center—this vintage textual content emphasizes the connection among simple technology and scientific examine and integrates clinical ideas with the realities of drug interactions.

This version has been reorganized right into a extra compact, clinically correct publication and entirely up-to-date, with two-thirds new contributing authors. the recent constitution comprises economics, variety, and a heavy specialize in evidence-based perform. a variety of new chapters contain genetics, study method and information, and the continuum of care and location-specific interventions.

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Lissencephaly. The normal cerebral cortex is a highly organized structure, and its six layers are shown on the left (1–6). In contrast, the lissencephalic brain lacks the normal pattern of sulci and gyri, and there are only four layers. (Adapted with permission from Reiner O, Lombroso PJ: Lissencephaly. ) In 1993, a large deletion on chromosome 17 was found in two patients with MDS. , 1993). This gene and genes on either side of it were absent owing to the deletion and is another example of a contiguous gene syndrome.

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