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ADHD and irritability

Argyris Stringaris and Eric Taylor.

in Disruptive Mood

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Paediatrics. 4803 words.

Emotional lability is a very common feature of ADHD and its usual expression is irritability. It can arise for several reasons: evocative transactions with caregivers, in which ADHD elicits...

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Assessment of children with irritability

Argyris Stringaris and Eric Taylor.

in Disruptive Mood

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Paediatrics. 2247 words.

Although irritability is one of the most common reasons for referral to children’s mental health services, it has for a long time been one of least assessed presentations. This chapter...

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Behavioural measures of pain

Jill MacLaren Chorney and C. Meghan McMurtry.

in Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain

November 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Pain Medicine. 10458 words.

This chapter reviews the current state of evidence on behavioural measures of pain in children and adolescents including a brief discussion of future directions. To demonstrate the utility...

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Biomarkers of pain: physiological indices of pain reactivity in infants and children

Susanne Brummelte, Tim F. Oberlander and Kenneth D. Craig.

in Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain

November 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Pain Medicine. 9077 words.

Biomarkers are common in all areas of clinical work, health research, and are critical indicators of diseases and physiological states. Preferably, a biomarker should be non-invasively...

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Central nociceptive pathways and descending modulation

Maria Fitzgerald.

in Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain

November 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Pain Medicine. 7003 words.

Infants and children respond to noxious stimulation from birth, but these responses arise from neural activity at different levels of the central nervous system. Nociceptive activity at the...

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Child and family psychiatry

Robert C. Tasker, Robert J. McClure and Carlo L. Acerini.

in Oxford Handbook of Paediatrics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Psychiatry. 11564 words.

Prevalence - Classification, categories, and dimensions - Comorbidity and causation - Developmental perspective - Systemic thinking - Assessment - History taking - ...

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Child life interventions in paediatric pain

Chantal K. LeBlanc and Christine T. Chambers.

in Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain

November 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Pain Medicine. 9251 words.

Child life specialists, as members of the health care team, are frequently involved in the assessment and management of pain in hospitalized children and children in emergency settings....

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Chronic pain syndromes in childhood: one trunk, many branches

Neil L. Schechter.

in Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain

November 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Pain Medicine. 9332 words.

Although this volume is replete with detailed discussions about specific pain problems, the focus of this chapter is on a discussion of the commonalities in aetiology, associated symptoms,...

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Chronic pelvic pain in children and adolescents

Susan L. Sager and Marc R. Laufer.

in Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain

November 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Pain Medicine. 8135 words.

Pain due to pelvic pathology in children and adolescents is often described as abdominal pain, and frequently coexists with gastrointestinal symptoms due to neuronal cross talk and...

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Clinical management of irritability and disruptive mood

Argyris Stringaris and Eric Taylor.

in Disruptive Mood

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Paediatrics. 4362 words.

Angry mood states become considered as abnormal (‘irritability’) if they are excessive, in intensity, frequency, or both, out of keeping with any provocation or with the developmental age...

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