Essentials of Child Psychopathology / Edition 1

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Overview

"Essentials of Child Psychopathology provides students and professionals with a comprehensive overview of critical conceptual issues in child and adolescent psychopathology. The text covers the major theories, assessment practices, issues, and trends in this important field. Author Linda Wilmshurst also includes chapters on specific disorders prevalent among this age group and covers special topics such as diversity, abuse, and divorce." Essentials of Child Psychopathology is the only available resource to condense the wide-ranging topics of the field into a concise, accessible format for handy and quick reference. An excellent review guide. Essentials of Child Psychopathology is an invaluable tool for learning as well as a convenient reference for established mental health professionals.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471656241
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/8/2005
  • Series: Essentials of Behavioral Science Ser.
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 573,014
  • Product dimensions: 5.49 (w) x 8.56 (h) x 0.86 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to child psychopathology : development, theories, and influences 1
2 Issues in child psychopathology : ethical issues in research and practice and research methodology 22
3 Issues in clinical decision making : diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of childhood disorders 38
4 Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) 61
5 Anxiety disorders 81
6 The mood disorders : depression and bipolar disorder 104
7 Somatoform disorders 122
8 Problems of conduct 138
9 Eating disorders 154
10 Substance-related disorders 169
11 Mental retardation and pervasive developmental disorders 186
12 Specific learning disabilities 209
13 Children and trauma : posttraumatic stress disorder 222
14 Children of diverse cultures 241
App. A Codes of ethical conduct 261
App. B References for assessment instruments and resources 263
App. C Individuals with disabilities education improvement act of 2004 (IDEA04) 265
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