Understanding Child Behavior Disorders / Edition 3

Understanding Child Behavior Disorders / Edition 3

by Donna M. Gelfand, Clifford J. Drew, William R. Johnson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0155017012

ISBN-13: 9780155017016

Pub. Date: 02/28/1997

Publisher: Harcourt College Publishers

Based on the authors' extensive literature review and their own clinical experience, this book offers readers a solid understanding of child behavior disorders. The authors' interdisciplinary approach makes the text appropriate for courses in many fields, such as child psychotherapy, social work, family sociology, nursing, and public health. The authors also avoid…  See more details below

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Based on the authors' extensive literature review and their own clinical experience, this book offers readers a solid understanding of child behavior disorders. The authors' interdisciplinary approach makes the text appropriate for courses in many fields, such as child psychotherapy, social work, family sociology, nursing, and public health. The authors also avoid unnecessary technical terms and infuse every chapter with many useful study tools. Incorporating DSM-IV-TR guidelines and attention to assessment and treatment throughout, Understanding Child Behavior Disorders is balanced, comprehensive, and accessible.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780155017016
Publisher:
Harcourt College Publishers
Publication date:
02/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
7.81(w) x 9.57(h) x 0.92(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. IFoundations
Ch. 1Introduction to Abnormal Psychology of Childhood1
Ch. 2Explanations of Child Behavior Disturbance23
Ch. 3Research Methods Used to Study Child Behavior Disorders48
Ch. 4Assessment and Classification of Child Behavior Disorders78
Pt. IIAdversity in Children's Lives
Ch. 5Drugs and Social Issues103
Ch. 6Abuse, Neglect, and Children's Rights123
Pt. IIIEmotional Disorders
Ch. 7Anxiety, Posttraumatic Stress, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders152
Ch. 8Depression and Other Mood Disorders175
Pt. IVBehavior and Conduct Disorders
Ch. 9Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder198
Ch. 10Conduct Disorder and Related Conditions215
Pt. VConditions That Affect Learning and Academic Performance
Ch. 11Learning Disabilities238
Ch. 12Mental Retardation261
Pt. VIPervasive Developmental Disorders and Schizophrenia
Ch. 13Autism, Childhood Schizophrenia, and Related Conditions288
Pt. VIIMental and Physical Health: New Roles for Psychologists
Ch. 14Psychology and Children's Health312
Ch. 15Treatment and Prevention343
Glossary365
References375
Name Index431
Subject Index447

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