This book has the following chapter headings:
I. Introduction to child psychiatry.
II. Review of the psychologic approach in relation to the child, including general introduction to psychology.
III. Development, including physical development, general psychologic development and psychosexual development in childhood and puberty.
IV. Methods of examination.
V. General psychopathology.
VI. Etiology in relation to constitution and age group.
VII. Forms of general psychopathology in relation to instincts, drives, emotions, intelligence, will, character and temperament: psychopathologic types of childhood and adolescence; criminal types; general discussion on speech disturbances and complexes.
VIII. Clinical pictures of psychic disturbances in relation to infectious diseases, endocrine disturbances, avitaminoses, psychosomatic diseases, psychopathic disturbances, neuroses and psychoses.
IX. Diagnosis and prognosis.
X. Treatment: physical therapy, individual psychotherapy and group therapy.
XI. Social function of child psychiatry.
XII. Mental hygiene in child psychiatry.
XIV. Twenty-seven case histories from child psychiatric practice.