Handbook of Pediatric Psychology, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

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Sponsored by the Society of Pediatric Psychology, this state-of-the-science work is recognized as the definitive reference in the field. In concise, peer-reviewed chapters, leading authorities comprehensively examine links between psychological and medical issues from infancy through adolescence. Psychosocial aspects of specific medical problems and developmental, emotional, and behavioral disorders are reviewed. The volume showcases evidence-based approaches to intervention and prevention. It describes innovative ways that professionals can promote positive health behaviors; help children and families cope with medical conditions and their treatment; and collaborate across disciplines to deliver effective clinical services in primary care, mental health, and school settings.

"...now in paperback...a comprehensive resource focusing on those issues most important in the day-to-day activities of pediatric psychology research and practice...sponsored by the Society of Pediatric Psychology."

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Editorial Reviews

Child and Family Behavior Therapy

"A thorough introduction and overview of pediatric psychology....A good reference source for this burgeoning and complex field. It could be a good text for any graduate behavioral medicine program, especially where there is a focus on children."--Child and Family Behavior Therapy
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"Handbook of Pediatric Psychology, Fourth Edition, is an essential reference for mental health and medical professionals who work with children and adolescents experiencing health-related difficulties. The contributors are a virtual 'who's who' of the field, and their chapters are uniformly up to date and of exceedingly high quality. One is hard-pressed to find a major topic of relevance to pediatric psychology that is not covered in this volume. It is an ideal text for graduate courses in pediatric and child health psychology, as well as courses that attempt to provide a broad perspective on clinical child psychology."--James H. Johnson, PhD, ABPP, Director of Clinical Training, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida

"This extraordinary book conveys the breadth and excitement of the field of pediatric psychology. The fourth edition captures many advances in the field and includes new chapters on 21st-century issues such as the integration of behavioral health into primary care settings, inpatient consultation-liaison services, evidence-based practice, and much more. The updated chapters on cultural and diversity issues are important, given trends in population diversity. A remarkable, monumental work."--Diane J. Willis, PhD, Department of Pediatrics (Emeritus), University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

"An invaluable resource for psychologists and other health care professionals who provide clinical care, conduct research, or teach courses in pediatric or child health psychology. The editors have enlisted the talents of outstanding scholars who describe the latest in science and practice. Readers will greatly appreciate the volume's scholarship, utility, and comprehensive coverage. An outstanding accomplishment and a 'must read,' this book reflects the continuing growth and vibrancy of the field."--Dennis Drotar, PhD, Director, Center for Adherence Promotion and Self-Management, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

A comprehensive reference on scientific, professional, and applied issues in pediatric psychology, produced by the Society of Pediatric Psychology. This revised edition (the first was in 1988, edited by Donald K. Routh) contains 40 contributed chapters in six sections: professional issues; cross-cutting aspects; prevention and promotion; physical conditions--research and clinical applications; developmental, behavioral, and emotional problems; and special issues. The emphasis is on review of the research literature, and the references are extensive. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: Christopher J Graver, PhD, ABPP-CN(Madigan Healthcare System)
Description: The field of pediatric psychology is incredibly vast and complex. This book provides a comprehensive look at major theories, practices, and issues in the field.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide cutting-edge information to pediatric psychologists across the wide range of critical and complex areas in the field.
Audience: Pediatric psychologists are the primary audience, but other mental health professionals also will likely find it of interest as it provides information about a wide range of disorders and diseases encountered in pediatric practice. Students of clinical psychology will find this a handy reference.
Features: The book begins with a look at a huge range of professional issues in the field, from basic ethical concerns to legal concerns in practice with children and professional development, as psychologists' roles expand into medical environments. The second section discusses broader issues relevant to patients, such as trauma due to medical procedures, chronic pain, and end-of-life coping. There are descriptions of manualized treatment approaches and pertinent references so that readers can look into them in more detail if they wish. The book continues to expand its excellent coverage in the section on medical illnesses and psychological disorders in children, which range from spinal cord injury to diabetes to eating disorders. Later chapters look at emerging issues, public health concerns, and the influence of social systems. The chapters are generally brief and easy to read in a short period of time. Plenty of current references guide readers to more details if desired. The one weakness is the scarcity of tables or figures to summarize the vast amount of information.
Assessment: This is a complete and comprehensive account of pediatric psychology. It hits upon all the major areas of interest to both practitioners and students, while maintaining concise chapters that can be referenced in 30 minutes or less. This is well worth owning as a primary resource on pediatric psychology and this update is an advisable purchase.

4 Stars! from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781609181758
  • Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/22/2010
  • Edition description: Fourth Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 808
  • Sales rank: 928,530
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael C. Roberts, PhD, ABPP, is Professor and Director of the Clinical Child Psychology Program at the University of Kansas. He holds academic appointments in the Departments of Psychology, Applied Behavioral Science, and Pediatrics. Dr. Roberts has published close to 200 journal articles and book chapters related to the application of psychology to understanding and influencing children’s physical and mental health. He has authored or coedited 18 books. Currently the Editor of the American Psychological Association journal Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, Dr. Roberts is a recipient of the Award for Distinguished Contributions to Education and Training from the American Psychological Association and the Martin P. Levin Mentorship Award from the Society of Pediatric Psychology.
Ric G. Steele, PhD, ABPP, is Associate Professor in the Clinical Child Psychology Program at the University of Kansas. He is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Child and Family Studies and is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Pediatric Psychology, the Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Children’s Health Care, and Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. Dr. Steele has published more than 60 journal articles and book chapters and has coedited several handbooks related to health and mental health services for children and youth. His empirical research examines the promotion of physical and mental health across a continuum of health risk categories, with particular emphasis on the promotion of weight-related health.

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Table of Contents

I. Professional Issues
1. Historical Developments and Trends in Pediatric Psychology, Brandon S. Aylward, Jade A. Bender, Montserrat M. Graves, and Michael C. Roberts
2. Ethical and Legal Issues in Pediatric Psychology, William A. Rae, Donald Brunnquell, and Jeremy R. Sullivan
3. Professional Development, Roles, and Practice Patterns, Lisa M. Buckloh and Peggy Greco
4. Research Design and Statistical Applications, Grayson N. Holmbeck, Kathy Zebracki, and Katie McGoron
5. Health Insurance and Pediatric Psychology Services, William Douglas Tynan, Meredith Lutz Stehl, and Jennifer Shroff Pendley
II. Cross-Cutting Issues
6. Culture and Diversity Issues in Research and Practice, Daniel L. Clay
7. Evidence-Based Practice in Pediatric Psychology, Timothy D. Nelson and Ric G. Steele
8. Inpatient Pediatric Consultation–Liaison, Bryan D. Carter, William G. Kronenberger, Eric Scott, and Michelle M. Ernst
9. Adherence to Pediatric Treatment Regimens, Annette M. La Greca and Eleanor Race Mackey
10. Chronic and Recurrent Pain, Lynnda M. Dahlquist and Marni Switkin Nagel
11. Management of Pediatric Pain and Distress Due to Medical Procedures, Ronald L. Blount, William T. Zempsky, Tiina Jaaniste, Subhadra Evans, Lindsey L. Cohen, Katie A. Devine, and Lonnie K. Zeltzer
12. Pediatric Pharmacology and Psychopharmacology, Ronald T. Brown, Brian P. Daly, Johanna L. Carpenter, and Jeremy S. Cohen
13. Pediatric Medical Traumatic Stress, Anne E. Kazak, Stephanie Schneider, and Nancy Kassam-Adams
14. Palliative Care, End of Life, and Bereavement, Cynthia A. Gerhardt, Amy E. Baughcum, Tammi Young-Saleme, and Kathryn Vannatta
15. eHealth Applications in Pediatric Psychology, Tonya M. Palermo and Anna C. Wilson
III. Medical, Developmental, Behavioral, and Cognitive-Affective Conditions
16. Neonatology, Prematurity, and Developmental Issues, Glen P. Aylward
17. Pediatric Asthma, Elizabeth L. McQuaid and Natalie Walders Abramson
18. Cystic Fibrosis: A Model for Drug Discovery and Patient Care, Alexandra L. Quittner, David H. Barker, Kristen K. Marciel, and Mary E. Grimley
19. The Psychological Context of Diabetes Mellitus in Youths, Tim Wysocki, Lisa M. Buckloh, and Peggy Greco
20. Sickle Cell Disease, Kathleen L. Lemanek and Mark Ranalli
21. Pediatric Oncology: Progress and Future Challenges, Kathryn Vannatta, Christina G. Salley, and Cynthia A. Gerhardt
22. Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury, Shari L. Wade, Nicolay Chertkoff Walz, and Glendaliz Bosques
23. Central Nervous System Disorders: Epilepsy and Spina Bifida as Exemplars, Kathleen K. M. Deidrick, Maureen O. Grissom, and Janet E. Farmer
24. Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, Michael A. Rapoff, Carol B. Lindsley, and Cynthia Karlson
25. Cardiovascular Disease, Alan M. Delamater and Jason F. Jent
26. Pediatric Organ Transplantation, James R. Rodrigue and Nataliya Zelikovsky
27. Abdominal Pain–Related Gastrointestinal Disorders: Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Gerard A. Banez and Carin L. Cunningham
28. Pediatric Burns, Kenneth J. Tarnowski and Ronald T. Brown
29. Feeding and Vomiting Problems in Pediatric Populations, Alan H. Silverman and Sally Tarbell
30. Pediatric Obesity, Elissa Jelalian and Chantelle N. Hart
31. Eating Disorders, Angela Celio Doyle and Daniel le Grange
32. Elimination Disorders: Enuresis and Encopresis, Laura K. Campbell, Daniel J. Cox, and Stephen M. Borowitz
33. Pediatric Sleep, Lisa J. Meltzer and Jodi A. Mindell
34. Autism Spectrum Disorders and Developmental Disabilities, Jonathan M. Campbell, Matthew J. Segall, and Aila K. Dommestrup
35. Behavior Problems in a Pediatric Context, Susan M. VanScoyoc and Edward R. Christophersen
36. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in the Pediatric Context, Brian P. Daly, Jeremy S. Cohen, Johanna L. Carpenter, and Ronald T. Brown
37. Child Maltreatment, Stephen R. Gillaspy and Barbara L. Bonner
IV. Public Health Issues
38. Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities and Access to Care, Bernard F. Fuemmeler, Lindsay Moriarty, and Ronald T. Brown
39. Prevention of Unintentional Injury in Children and Adolescents, Keri J. Brown Kirschman, Sunnye Mayes, and Michael S. Perciful
40. Health Promotion in Children and Adolescents: An Integration of the Biopsychosocial Model and Ecological Approaches to Behavior Change, Dawn K. Wilson and Hannah G. Lawman
41. Enhancing Adoption of Preventive Behaviors: Vaccination as an Example, Mary B. Short, Susan L. Rosenthal, Lynne Sturm, and Gregory D. Zimet
42. Pediatric Psychology and Primary Care, Terry Stancin, Ellen C. Perrin, and Lisa Ramirez
V. Systems
43. An Overview of Systems in Pediatric Psychology Research and Practice, Ric G. Steele and Brandon S. Aylward
44. Families and Other Systems in Pediatric Psychology, Anne E. Kazak, Mary T. Rourke, and Neha Navsaria
45. Empirical and Theoretical Perspectives on the Peer Relationships of Children with Chronic Conditions, Jennifer Reiter-Purtill, Jennifer M. Waller, and Robert B. Noll
46 . Schools and Integration/Reintegration into Schools, George J. DuPaul, Thomas J. Power, and Edward S. Shapiro
47. Families’ Interactions with the Health Care System: Implications for Pediatric Psychology, Michael Seid, Lisa Opipari-Arrigan, and Elisa J. Sobo
VI. Emerging Issues
48. Genetics and Genetic Testing, Kenneth P. Tercyak
49. Translating Clinical Child Neuroscience to Practice: New Directions, Mikle South, Julie Wolf, and Lauren Herlihy
50. Allergic Reactions in Children: Implications for Pediatric Psychology, Kimberlee M. Roy, Yelena P. Wu, and Michael C. Roberts
51. Positive Psychology in Pediatric Psychology, Lamia P. Barakat, Elizabeth R. Pulgaron, and Lauren C. Daniel
52. Individual and Organizational Collaborations: A Roadmap for Effective Advocacy, F. Daniel Armstrong

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