The treatment of psychiatric disorders in infancy, childhood,
and adolescence reflects advances in the development of evidence-based,
diagnosis-specific psychosocial and psychopharmacological interventions
since the third edition of Treatments of Psychiatric
Disorders. In the following chapters, our experts
summarize briefly the natural history and clinical features of selected
DSM-IV-TR (American Psychiatric Association 2000) disorders
and then focus on their evidence-based treatment.