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By Alan M. Gross, Ronald S. Drabman

Since 1978, the editors have collaborated on numerous study tasks and spent many hours at conventions discussing learn, graduate schooling, and sufferer care. the belief for this quantity arose after we either concluded that the world of behavioral pediatrics wanted a "how to" e-book. numerous very important scholarly re­ perspectives had lately seemed. They offered very good precis details about the basic assumptions and theories underlying the realm of behav­ ioral drugs with childrens. yet those volumes commit little or no realization to the applying of medical equipment. What used to be wanted, we concept, used to be a publication that might let graduate scholars and practising clinicians the chance to look into the minds of eminent practitioners and comprehend their pondering. hence the booklet was once conceived. modifying books represents a unique form of problem. One has to "sell" an idea to a bunch of distinctive colleagues. they must think sufficient in that concept to dedicate the substantial effort and time essential to convey suggestion into truth. thus, there have been rules we attempted to promote to our colleagues.

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These teams are less likely in private pediatric practice, although more psychologists and other nonphysician specialists are affiliating with large private pediatric clinics. A number of clinical problems are exemplified by chapter topics in this book that have both psychological and medical components, making them ideally suited to assessment and treatment by the collaborative approach. These include eating disorders, drug abuse, mental retardation, hyperactivity, physical handicaps, and chronic diseases.

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