This core textbook for trainees in child and adolescent psychiatry has been extensively updated and extended, with a number of new chapters covering the major disorders and the range of service provision. From assessment to outcome, from rmal development to unusual syndromes, from theoretical perspectives to treatment, the reader will find this a clear, concise and invaluable overview of the field. This new edition: * Provides a comprehensive overview of the specialty of child and adolescent psychiatry. * Leads the reader succinctly from theory to clinical practice. * Considers the full range of theoretical and management approaches.