Abnormal Child and Adolescent Psychology / Edition 7

Abnormal Child and Adolescent Psychology / Edition 7

by Rita Wicks-Nelson, Allen C. Israel Ph.D.
     
 

This comprehensive, research-based introduction to childhood behavior disorders provides a sensitive and thorough examination of the field by covering its central issues, theoretical and methodological underpinnings, and by providing descriptions and discussions of numerous disorders. Rich with illustrations and examples, it highlights the newest areas of research and… See more details below

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This comprehensive, research-based introduction to childhood behavior disorders provides a sensitive and thorough examination of the field by covering its central issues, theoretical and methodological underpinnings, and by providing descriptions and discussions of numerous disorders. Rich with illustrations and examples, it highlights the newest areas of research and clinical work, stressing supported treatments and the prevention of behavior problems of youth. Now titled Abnormal Psychology of Childhood and Adolescence, (previously titled Behavior Disorders of Childhood), this 7th edition continues to be the model text in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132359788
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
03/28/2008
Series:
MySearchLab Series for Psychology Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.

2. The Developmental Psychopathology Perspective.

3. Influences and Risks in the Developmental Process.

4. Research: Its Role and Methods.

5. Classification, Assessment, and Treatment.

6. Anxiety Disorders.

7. Mood Disorders.

8. Conduct Problems.

9. Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

10. Language and Learning Disorders.

11. Mental Retardation.

12. Autism and Schizophrenia.

13. Disorders of Basic Physical Functions.

14. Psychological Factors Affecting Medical Condition.

15. Evolving Concerns for Youth.

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