By Donald E. Greydanus MD Dr HC (Athens), Helen Pratt, Dilip R Patel MD FAACPDM FAAP FSAM FACSM
BEHAVIORAL PADIATRICS has been built to supply the primary-care doctor with a pragmatic advisor to early acceptance of an intervention within the major difficulties more and more affecting the emotional future health of our youngsters and kids. the 1st a part of the amount introduces normal strategies of standard improvement, review, and therapy. half specializes in particular behavioral pediatric problems, with specific consciousness to useful ways to analysis, administration, and referral.
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