Characteristics of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders of Children and Youth / Edition 10

Characteristics of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders of Children and Youth / Edition 10

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0132658089
ISBN-13:
9780132658089
Pub. Date:
03/15/2012
Publisher:
Pearson
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Characteristics of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders of Children and Youth / Edition 10

The tenth edition of Characteristics of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders of Children and Youth follows the text's long-standing reputation for trusted research, a teacher-focused presentation, and clear explanations of the concepts related to students with EBD.

Streamlined in this edition, the text offers a coherent conceptualization of the problems of students with emotional and behavioral disorders and the common challenges for teachers. Its four-part format examines the background of EBD, the origins of disordered behaviors, types of disorders and the procedures and problems associated with assessment. This edition includes over 150 new references, a unified chapter on assessment, a new emphasis on teaching social skills and a separately available companion casebook filled with cases and interviews from teachers in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780132658089
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 03/15/2012
Pages: 480
Sales rank: 196,741
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

PART I. THE PROBLEM AND ITS HISTORY.

1. Definition: The Nature of the Problem.
2. Prevalence: The Extent of the Problem.
3. The History of the Problem: Development of the Field.
4. Conceptual Models: Approaches to the Problem.

PART II. ASSESSMENT.

5. Screening and Classification.
6. Evaluation for Instruction.

PART III. CAUSAL FACTORS.

7. Biological Factors.
8. Family Factors.
9. School Factors.
10. Cultural Factors.

PART IV. FACETS OF DISORDERED BEHAVIOR.

11. Attention and Activity Disorders.
12. Conduct Disorder: Overt Aggression.
13. Conduct Disorder: Covert Antisocial Behavior.
14. Problem Behaviors of Adolescence: Delinquency, Substance Abuse, and Early Sexual Activity.
15. Anxiety and Related Disorders.
16. Depression and Suicidal Behavior.
17. Schizophrenia and Pervasive Developmental Disorders.

PART V. IMPLICATIONS: A BEGINNING POINT.

18. A Personal Statement.
Glossary.
References.
Author Index.
Subject Index.

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