Characteristics of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders / Edition 8

Characteristics of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders / Edition 8

by James M. Kauffman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131529579

ISBN-13: 9780131529571

Pub. Date: 01/31/2005

Publisher: Pearson

Characteristics of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders of Children and Youth, Seventh Edition, focuses on clear descriptions of emotional and behavioral disorders and interpretation of research on the factors implicated in their development.

Features of the seventh edition:

  • Integrates child development literature and shows its

Overview

Characteristics of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders of Children and Youth, Seventh Edition, focuses on clear descriptions of emotional and behavioral disorders and interpretation of research on the factors implicated in their development.

Features of the seventh edition:

  • Integrates child development literature and shows its relevance to children with disorders.
  • Addresses how emotional and behavioral development can be influenced for the better by educators.
  • Discusses the 1997 Amendments to IDEA, and provides information regarding functional behavioral assessments and IEPs.
  • New: in each chapter on a specific type of disorder, an actual interview with the student has been added, to help bring the student to life for the reader.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131529571
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/31/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 7.60(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

PART I. THE PROBLEM AND ITS HISTORY.

1. Definition: The Nature of the Problem.
2. Prevalence: The Extent of the Problem.
3. The History of the Problem: Development of the Field.
4. Conceptual Models: Approaches to the Problem.

PART II. ASSESSMENT.

5. Screening and Classification.
6. Evaluation for Instruction.

PART III. CAUSAL FACTORS.

7. Biological Factors.
8. Family Factors.
9. School Factors.
10. Cultural Factors.

PART IV. FACETS OF DISORDERED BEHAVIOR.

11. Attention and Activity Disorders.
12. Conduct Disorder: Overt Aggression.
13. Conduct Disorder: Covert Antisocial Behavior.
14. Problem Behaviors of Adolescence: Delinquency, Substance Abuse, and Early Sexual Activity.
15. Anxiety and Related Disorders.
16. Depression and Suicidal Behavior.
17. Schizophrenia and Pervasive Developmental Disorders.

PART V. IMPLICATIONS: A BEGINNING POINT.

18. A Personal Statement.
Glossary.
References.
Author Index.
Subject Index.

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