These twenty selected case studies chronicle the therapists' decision- making process from initial assessment, through diagnosis and intervention, to termination, outcome, and follow-up. Topics include learning problems, anxiety disorder, sleep disturbance, parent-child interaction terapy, abuse, eating disorders, cancer in children, and impulsive delinquents. Extensive references accompany each case study. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Michael C. Roberts, Ph.D., is Professor and Director of the Clinical Child Psychology Program at the University of Kansas. He formerly edited the Journal of Pediatric Psychology and Children's Health Care. In addition to conducting research in pediatric and clinical child psychology, Dr. Roberts has authored and co-edited several books including Pediatric Psychology: Psychological Interventions and Strategies for Pediatric Problems, Casebook of Child and Pediatric Psychology, Handbook of Clinical Child Psychology, and Readings in Pediatric Psychology.