Autism, Adhd, and Anorexia Nervosa

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This book examines three of the most important childhood mental disorders – autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and anorexia nervosa. The author provides comprehensive coverage and evidence-based research findings that will inform both practitioners working in these areas and scholars of various backgrounds.


“Anyone interested in the field of child and adolescent mental health will find this book helpful in considering how they themselves might contribute to this worthy cause. I am also sure that the book will not only fill a gap but also stimulate a discussion about the vitally important themes covered throughout.” – Dr. Kedar Nath Dwivedi, Director, International Institute of Child and Adolescent Mental Health

“This book is a valuable resource to experienced mental health professionals, pediatricians and parents with interest in sciences and health issues.” – Dr. Roy Lubit, M.D., Department of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine

“This book provides a detailed perspective of the mental health issues faced by children and adolescents today. It is comprehensive and fresh; not only does it provide the basis for diagnosis and research-based treatment approaches, but also the history of treating these developmental disorders.” – Dr. Iyad Kreis, M.D., Associate Medical Director of Royal Oaks Hospital, Windsor, Missouri

“Finally, in one single text, the main issues of our time afflicting children’s mental health are addressed rigorously, developmentally and comprehensively. The specialist will sharpen his or her clinical skills, while the layperson will find a chart to navigate the field of mental illness and into the heart of children.” – Dr. Roberto Dansie, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist

Table of Contents

Foreword by Dr. Kedar Nath Dwivedi
1 Autism in Context – Sami Timimi
2 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – Amina Albeyatti
3 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Causes and Drug Treatment – Chris Chandler
4 Anorexia Nervosa – Amer A. Hosin

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