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Books, Journals, New Media
September 15, 2004

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Author Affiliations

Books, Journals, New Media Section Editor: Harriet S. Meyer, MD, Contributing Editor, JAMA; David H. Morse, MS, University of Southern California, Norris Medical Library, Journal Review Editor.

JAMA. 2004;292(11):1375. doi:10.1001/jama.292.11.1375-a

This is the third edition of a text that has been well received and widely used. The contributors are recognized experts in their fields, and the chapters are clearly written and organized.

The content is divided into 10 broad categories. The first section gives an overview, which includes a review of the development of child and adolescent psychiatry in the United States and current economic issues. The section also has chapters that review developmental issues and the role of culture, ethnicity, and race.