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General Principles of Pediatric Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

  • Anthony P. S. Guerrero
  • Norbert Skokauskas
  • Paul C. Lee
  • H. Charles Fishman
  • Cathy K. Bell
  • Jason R. Keifer
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Abstract

This textbook brings together practitioners from around the world to explore essential concepts in pediatric consultation-liaison psychiatry (also known as pediatric psychosomatic medicine) utilizing a problem-based approach. Shaw et al. (Chapter 1. Pediatric psychosomatic medicine. In: Shaw RJ, DeMaso DR (eds) Textbook of pediatric psychosomatic medicine. American Psychiatric Publishing, Washington, DC, p 3, 2010) define pediatric psychosomatic medicine as the “subspecialty of child and adolescent psychiatry that is dedicated to providing mental health services to youngsters with physical illness.” The United States’ Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) describes psychosomatic medicine as “the discipline encompassing the study and practice of psychiatric disorders in patients with medical, surgical, obstetrical, and neurological conditions, particularly for patients with complex and/or chronic conditions” (ACGME, https://www.acgme.org/Portals/0/PFAssets/ProgramRequirements/409_psychosomatic_med_2016_1-YR.pdf. Accessed 26 Jan 2017, 2016).

Keywords

Medicine Psychosomatic Child psychiatry Medicine Behavioral Referral and consultation Intersectorial collaboration Child Hospitalized Child development Family therapy 

Further Reading

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anthony P. S. Guerrero
    • 1
  • Norbert Skokauskas
    • 2
  • Paul C. Lee
    • 1
  • H. Charles Fishman
    • 1
    • 3
  • Cathy K. Bell
    • 4
  • Jason R. Keifer
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryUniversity of Hawai‘i John A. Burns School of MedicineHonoluluUSA
  2. 2.Department of Centre for Child and Youth Mental HealthInstitute of Mental Health, Medicine and Health Sciences, NTNUTrondheimNorway
  3. 3.Reconnect Family ServicesAucklandNew Zealand
  4. 4.Kahala Clinic for Children & FamilyHonoluluUSA

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