Encounters with Children: Pediatric Behavior and Development

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9780323002530: Encounters with Children: Pediatric Behavior and Development

ENCOUNTERS WITH CHILDREN provides the clinician and health professional with a practical, how-to guide to the development of normal child behavior. Organized according to the child's age, this informative text takes you from the neonatal visit and newborn exam all the way through the late adolescent years. Additional chapters include special families (single-parent, blended families), dealing with stress (separation, loss), and resources for parents, including many found on the Internet. Make the most out of each child's visit with this New Edition of ENCOUNTERS WITH CHILDREN.

Includes developmental concept chapters that are arranged according to the child's age, with more attention given to younger children when much of their development occurs. Covers timely topics of social and family conditions such as single-parent and blended families, and reactions to stress. Includes many resources available to parents, including many found on the Internet. Incorporates children's art throughout, for use in clinical practice.

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Suzanne Dixon, M.D., M.P.H. is Professor Emerita of Pediatrics, the University of California, San Diego, and is on the clinical faculty, University of Washington. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, where she has served on the national Early Childhood Committee and the executive Committee of the section of Behavioral and Developmental Pediatrics. She has also served on the Executive Council of the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics and is a member of the Society for Research in Child Development, the Society for Pediatric Research and the American Public Health Association. She currently serves as a consultant on child health and development and practices Behavioral and Development Pediatrics and Pediatrics in Montana. She is also a contributor to the Pamper?s Parenting Institute and BabyCenter web site for parents, where she supplies information on everything from normal development to special problems (http://www.totalbabycare.com, http://www.babycenter.com).

Martin T. (Marty) Stein, M.D. is Professor of pediatrics at UCSD in LaJolla, CA. He practices and teaches in both primary care pediatrics and developmental/behavioral pediatrics. Dr. Stein currently serves on the editorial boards of Pediatrics in Review and the Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, in which he also writes the section on challenging cases. He is the President Elect of the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. He was the past Chair of the Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health. Dr. Stein was the past Chief of Ambulatory Pediatrics at UCSD, where the program received the Ambulatory Pediatric Association?s Award for Teaching Excellence while he was Chief.

Review:

"Lovely and practical summary of child development" - NEJM 2006

"Unique in its blending of theory and practical advice and its sensitivity to families and their important role in the child's development... In their 4th edition of Encounters with Children, Drs. Dixon and Stein have retained all that was wonderful about the previous editions while adding more than 150 pages of new material. This book continues to be my favourite child development book." - Dr. Linda S. Grossman, Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics. 28(6):437, December 2007.

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