Childhood Feeding Disorders: Biobehavioral Assessment and Intervention
Department of Pediatrics
Medical Subject Headings
Feeding and Eating Disorders of Childhood
Summary: No matter how severe the feeding problem - in infancy or childhood - this resource offers useful clinical guidelines for comprehensive assessment and treatment. Detailed case studies illustrate individualized assessments, causal analyses, interventions, and outcomes for a wide range of childhood feeding disorders. Based on the best available research and contemporary practice, this text thoroughly reviews relevant terminology, prevalence data, etiological factors, diagnostic criteria, and treatment options. Its interdisciplinary perspective equips diverse child health care providers and feeding specialists with a sound basis for effective collaboration when working with children and their families.