Handbook of Behavioral and Emotional Problems in Girls / Edition 1

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Overview

The first major reference work that addresses the specific emotional and behavioral problems of girls

Provides an integrative, conceptual framework in which to understand and address the needs of girls - that is, then handbook examines not only the most current theories and research on girls but also addresses real-world potential for assessment, treatment, and prevention

Examines a wide variety of behavioral and emotional problems confronting girls, including mood and anxiety disorders; eating and body image disorders; ADHD, PDDs, LDs, and mental retardation; aggression and delinquency; physical abuse; sexual abuse, and neglect; abuse and violence in dating relationships; substance abuse and homelessness; and gender-identity disorder

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306486739
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 3/3/2005
  • Series: Issues in Clinical Child Psychology Series
  • Edition description: 2005
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 538
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 1.25 (d)

Table of Contents

Understanding Behavioral and Emotional Problems in Girls.- Emotional Disorders.- Mood Disorders and Symptoms in Girls.- Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders in Girls.- Behavioral Disorders.- Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Girls.- Aggression and Antisocial Behavior in Girls.- Substance Abuse in Girls.- Developmental and Learning Disorders.- Pervasive Developmental Disorders in Girls.- Problems of Girls and Young Women with Mental Retardation (Intellectual Disabilities).- Learning Disorders In Girls.- Gender Identity Disorder in Girls.- Stress and Negative Life Events.- Physical Abuse and Neglect in Girls.- The Consequences of Child Sexual Abuse for Female Development.- Abuse and Violence in Adolescent Girls' Dating Relationships.- Girls' Adjustment to Divorce and Remarriage.- Girls on their Own: Homelessness in Female Adolescents.- Health-Related Problems.- Eating Disorders in Girls.- Adjustment to Chronic Illness in Girls.

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