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Families, Children and the Development of Dysfunction

Families, Children and the Development of Dysfunction

by Mark R. Dadds
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803951922

ISBN-13: 9780803951921

Pub. Date: 09/15/1994

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The family plays a central role in the mental health of children. This study of the family in relation to child development and dysfunction explores whether there are critical family characteristics that are reliably predictive of childhood dysfunction - and whether these characteristics can be modified by family therapy.

The author places specific types of

Overview

The family plays a central role in the mental health of children. This study of the family in relation to child development and dysfunction explores whether there are critical family characteristics that are reliably predictive of childhood dysfunction - and whether these characteristics can be modified by family therapy.

The author places specific types of dysfunction such as depression, conduct problems and anxiety in the context of family influences, and details issues of identification, assessment and treatment of childhood dysfunction in relation to family processes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803951921
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
09/15/1994
Series:
Developmental Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry Series, #32
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
125
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.31(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
The Family and Psychopathology
An Historical Overview
Current Issues in the Psychopathology of Childhood
Mechanisms in the Development of Dysfunction
Measurement of the Child and Family
Research Designs with Families and Children
Specific Research Findings
Family Therapy
Conclusions and Future Directions

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