By Robert Goodman, Stephen Scott
An creation to baby psychiatry which attracts on scientific adventure in addition to the most recent study findings. Child Psychiatry contains many functional pointers on winning evaluation and remedy suggestions. Its significant other web site positive factors over 2 hundred a number of selection questions and solutions to aid these getting ready for examinations, together with MRCPsych Written in an available type by way of foreign specialists in baby psychiatry.
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How else could one determine whether minority groups were being appropriately served? In addition, our current knowledge of child and adolescent psychiatry is largely based on studies of white samples, so cross-cultural studies are needed to show whether our current ideas on classiﬁcation, aetiology, prognosis, treatment and prevention apply equally to children and adolescents from all backgrounds. It is important to remember that cross-cultural differences in mental health could arise from many factors, including cultural differences in child-rearing practices; physical and social consequences of migration; different experiences of racism or poverty; or biological differences.
For rare disorders or risks, identiﬁcation is often via agencies that are particularly likely to be in contact with relevant individuals, for example, doctors, special schools, voluntary organisations. Use of multiple sources (known as ‘multiple ascertainment’) is likely to identify more relevant individuals than use of any one source. Even with multiple ascertainment, there is still the risk of missing some affected individuals who have never been diagnosed or sent to a special school. There is no straightforward way of estimating the size of this problem.
Survey of 5–16-year-olds The sampling frame was a government register of children and adolescents living in private households. Information was collected on around 10,000 5–15-yearolds in 1999 and a separate sample of around 8,000 5–16-year-olds in 2004 (representing a 69% participation rate). 5 Note: ∗ Less than the sum of the individual diagnoses because of comorbidity. P1: TIX/XYZ JWST191-c03 P2: ABC Color: 1C JWST191-Goodman 34 May 28, 2012 11:7 Trim: 244mm X 172mm Chapter 3 Comorbidity Many individuals have multiple diagnoses.