Handbook of Clinical Child Psychology

Handbook of Clinical Child Psychology

by C. Eugene Walker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471090360

ISBN-13: 9780471090366

Pub. Date: 04/28/1983

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

Covers normal and abnormal development, assessment and diagnosis, psychopathology (in three sections encompassing infancy, childhood and adolescence) and intervention strategies. A final section examines special topics. Serves as a reference and graduate text on the full range of children's psychological problems. Includes relevant research on each of the topics…  See more details below

Overview

Covers normal and abnormal development, assessment and diagnosis, psychopathology (in three sections encompassing infancy, childhood and adolescence) and intervention strategies. A final section examines special topics. Serves as a reference and graduate text on the full range of children's psychological problems. Includes relevant research on each of the topics covered as well as a bibliography and guidelines for practice. Particularly useful for board certification review.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471090366
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/28/1983
Series:
Personality Processes Series
Pages:
1436

Table of Contents

Sect. 1Child Development1
1Families and Children in History3
2Developmental Models and Clinical Practice19
3Developmental Psychology for the Clinical Child Psychologist33
Sect. 2Diagnostic Assessment of Children47
4Interviewing Strategies in Child Assessment49
5Assessing Children Through Interviews and Behavioral Observations63
6Assessment of Children's Intelligence85
7Clinical Child Psychology and Educational Assessment101
8Neuropsychological Assessment of the Child: Myths, Current Status and Future Prospects133
9Projective Testing of Children149
10Objective Assessment of Children's Behavioral and Emotional Problems163
Sect. 3Problems of Early Life181
11Prenatal and Genetic Influences Upon Behavior and Development183
12Clinical Problems of Birth, the Neonate, and Infant199
13Clinical Problems of the Preschool Child215
Sect. 4Problems of Childhood235
14Fear and Anxiety in Children237
15Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders in Children261
16Tics, Habits, and Mannerisms283
17Psychosomatic Problems of Children303
18Depression and Suicidal Behavior in Preadolescent Children319
19Aggressive, Antisocial, and Delinquent Behavior in Childhood and Adolescence341
20Neurotic Disorders of Children: Obsessive-Compulsive, Phobic, Conversion, Dissociative, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders359
21Autism375
22Toileting Problems in Children399
23Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder413
24Sexual Problems of Children431
25Eating Problems in Children451
26Mental Retardation475
27School Problems of Children497
28Learning Disabilities: A Neuropsychological Perspective511
29Disorders of Communications: Developmental Language Disorders and Cleft Palate537
Sect. 5Problems of Adolescence553
3OCommon Adolescent-Parent Problems555
31Emotional Problems of Adolescents: Review of Mood Disorders565
32Depression and Suicide in Adolescence587
33Development of Problems of Puberty and Sex Roles in Adolescence607
34Treatment of Eating Disorders in Adolescents: Research and Recommendations623
35School Problems of Adolescents643
36Vocational Development: Assessment and Intervention in Adolescent Career Choice661
37Adolescent Alcohol and Drug Abuse677
38Delinquency and Criminal Behavior695
Sect. 6Intervention Strategies725
39Parenting: The Child in the Context of the Family727
40Behavior Therapy With Children749
41Psychotherapy With Children765
42Family Psychology and Therapy783
43Biofeedback With Children809
44Residential and Inpatient Treatment of Emotionally Disturbed Children and Adolescents829
45Hospitalization and Medical Care of Children845
46Pediatric Psychology: Current Issues and Developments859
47Pharmacotherapy873
Sect. 7Special Topics899
48The Status of Black Children and Adolescents in the Academic Setting: Assessment and Treatment Issues901
49Education and Enrichment Approaches919
50Sex Education933
51Prevention of Disorders in Children951
52Child Maltreatment967
53The Reactions of Children to Divorce1009
54Grief and Loss in Childhood1025
55Ethical and Legal Issues in Mental Health Services for Children1035
56Forensic Evaluations of Children and Expert Witness Testimony1057
Author Index1081
Subject Index1127

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