February 1997

Annual Progress in Child Psychiatry and Child Development 1994

Author Affiliations

Department of Pediatrics University of South Florida College of Medicine 1 Davis Blvd Tampa, FL 33606-3475


edited by Margaret E. Hertzig, MD, and Ellen A. Farber, PhD, 558 pp, $64.95, ISBN 0-87630-744-6, New York, NY, Brunner/Mazel Inc, 1995.

Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1997;151(2):214. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1997.02170390104029

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The 27th annual edition of this book consists of 20 articles published in 1993 and reprinted from the following journals: Child Development, Developmental Psychology, Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychological Bulletin, American Psychologist, American Journal of Psychiatry, and Pediatrics. The book includes the following chapters: "Developmental Issues"; "Gender Issues"; "Child Sexual Abuse: Psychological and Legal Issues"; "Developmental Disorders"; "Clinical Issues"; and "Special Issues," such as children as victims of war, understanding the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, and the pharmacological management of pain in children. Each of the 7 chapters of the book begins with a concise summary of the included articles, which is helpful for focusing on the most important aspects of a topic. The last 2 chapters, "Developmental Disorders" and "Special Issues," are of interest not only to psychiatrists and developmental pediatricians but also to child neurologists and general pediatricians. The discussion about the pharmacological

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