Larry B. Silver, M.D., a child and adolescent psychiatrist, is clinical professor of psychiatry at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Prior to his current appointment, he was acting director and deputy director of the National Institute of Mental Health.
"Well-organized, concise, valuable, and timely." --Library Journal
"The book is particularly sensitive to the problems of the adolescent. . . . Indeed, the book is a personal document because Dr. Larry Silver, a child psychiatrist who was learning-disabled as a child, shares some of his own experiences." --Children Today