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Essentials of Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. 2nd Edition. Essentials of Behavioral Science

  • ID: 2827343
  • Book
  • 384 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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An Engaging, Up–To–Date Overview of Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

Fully revised and updated, Essentials of Child and Adolescent Psychopathology provides students and professionals with a brief but comprehensive overview of critical conceptual issues in child and adolescent psychopathology. It covers major theories, diagnoses, assessment and best treatment practices, ethical issues, and trends in the field. In addition, you will find coverage of the changes in the way the DSM –5 conceptualizes disorders in children and adolescents and a new chapter on child abuse, maltreatment, and self–injurious behavior. This Second Edition provides the same useful features as the previous edition including Rapid Reference, Caution, and Don′t Forget callout boxes with a revised and up–to–date text. Each concise chapter includes case examples and key concepts, as well as Test Yourself questions that help you gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered.

As part of the Essentials of Behavioral Science series, this book provides information mental health professionals need in order to practice knowledgeably, efficiently, and ethically in today′s behavioral healthcare environment.

Essentials of Child and Adolescent Psychopathology is the only resource that condenses the wide–ranging topics of the field into an accessible format for students and practitioners alike.

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Series Preface vii

Part I The Foundations

One Introduction to Child and Adolescent Psychopathology: Development, Theories, and Influences 3

Two Issues in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology: Ethical Issues in Research and Practice 25

Three Issues in Clinical Decision Making: Diagnosis, Assessment, and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Disorders 42

Part II Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Four Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 73

Five Attention–Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) 93

Six Specific Learning Disabilities 116

Part III Internalizing Disorders

Seven Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive–Compulsive and Related Disorders 143

Eight Disorders of Mood: Depression and Bipolar Disorder 171

Nine Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders 195

Part IV Disruptive Behavior Disorders

Ten Disruptive Behavior Disorders 213

Part V Later–Onset Disorders

Eleven Feeding and Eating Disorders 231

Twelve Substance–Related Disorders 252

Part VI Special Topics in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

Thirteen Trauma– and Stressor–Related Disorders 273

Fourteen Children of Diverse Cultures 294

Appendix A Codes of Ethical Conduct 317

Appendix B References for Assessment Instruments and

Resources 319

Appendix C Individuals with Disabilities Education

Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA 04) 323

References 327

Index 361

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Linda Wilmshurst
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