Contents

List of Contributors Preface vii ix

Chapter 1

Chapter 2 Chapter 3

Chapter 4 Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7 Chapter 8

Prodromal Symptoms and Early Detection of Schizophrenia 1

Heinz Hafner and Kurt Maurer

The Management of Early Psychosis 51

Patrick McGorry, Jane Edwards and Alison Yung

Children of Persons with Schizophrenia: An Overview of Empirical Research 111

Allan F. Mirsky and Adrienne K. Elliott

Detection and Management of Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents 135

Elizabeth Weller, Roomana Sheikh, Joon Kang and Ronald Weller

Detecting the Risk for Affective Spectrum Disorders in the Children of Bipolar Parents 163

Gabriele Masi, Hagop S. Akiskal and Kareen Akiskal

The ''Difficult'' Child: Main Underlying Syndromes and Differential Diagnosis 1S5

Sam Tyano and Iris Manor

Precursors, Prodromes and Early Detection of Eating Disorders

Regina C. Casper

Precursors, Early Detection and Prevention of Anxiety Disorders

Dan J. Stein, Soraya Seedat, Paul Carey and Brian Harvey

Chapter 9 Early Recognition and Management of Depression in Primary Care 249

Andre Tylee and Paul Walters

Chapter 10 The Prodromes and Early Detection of

Alzheimer's Disease 277

Michael Zaudig

Index

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