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Neurodevelopment and neuropsychiatric disorders

Jeremy Turk, Philip Graham and Frank C. Verhulst

in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Fourth edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print February 2007 | ISBN: 9780199216697
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191754333 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199216697.003.0003

Series: International Perspectives in Philosophy & Psychiatry

Neurodevelopment and neuropsychiatric disorders

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This chapter covers motor development and disorders of movement, normal language and speech development, intelligence and learning disorders, social development and antisocial behaviour, attention and attention deficit hyperactivity (hyperkinetic) disorder, pervasive developmental disorders, sensory development, chromosomal abnormalities, disorders of the central nervous system and muscle, and the neurodevelopmental aspects of metabolic disorders.

Chapter.  58612 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Psychiatry

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