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Attachment Disorders Workup

  • Author: Roy H Lubit, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Caroly Pataki, MD  more...
 
Updated: Oct 08, 2015
 

Approach Considerations

No laboratory studies yield results that are directly relevant to attachment disorders. Studies related to neglect and nutritional deprivation (eg, anemia caused by iron deficiency or a high level of lead caused by pica) exist. No imaging studies are used to diagnose attachment disorders. No specific histologic findings are related to attachment disorders.

 
 
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Author

Roy H Lubit, MD, PhD Private Practice

Roy H Lubit, MD, PhD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Coauthor(s)

J Martin Maldonado-Durán, MD Principal Investigator for Child and Family Center, Department of Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Division, Family Service and Guidance Center

J Martin Maldonado-Durán, MD is a member of the following medical societies: Kansas Medical Society

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Linda Helmig Bram, PhD Psychologist in Private Practice, Lexington, MA; Clinical Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard University Medical School

Linda Helmig Bram, PhD is a member of the following medical societies: American Psychological Association, National Register of Health Service Psychologists

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Chief Editor

Caroly Pataki, MD Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine

Caroly Pataki, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New York Academy of Sciences, Physicians for Social Responsibility

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Acknowledgements

Teresa Lartigue, PhD Director of Program Research of the Mexican Psychiatric Association, Department of Reproductive Epidemiology, National Institute of Perinatology; Emeritus Professor, Department of Psychology, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico

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Mary L Windle, PharmD Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Editor-in-Chief, Medscape Drug Reference

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