Child Psychopathology, Third Edition / Edition 3

Child Psychopathology, Third Edition / Edition 3

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Child Psychopathology, Third Edition / Edition 3

This highly respected reference and text on developmental psychopathology brings together leading authorities on the psychological, biological, and social-contextual determinants of child and adolescent problems. The comprehensive introductory chapter provides a state-of-the-art developmental--systems framework for understanding behavioral and emotional disturbances. Subsequent chapters synthesize the developmental bases of specific disorders. The characteristics, epidemiology, developmental course and outcomes, and etiological pathways of each disorder are described, as are risk and protective factors and issues in conceptualization and diagnosis. Important unanswered questions are identified and implications for treatment and prevention considered.

New to This Edition
*Includes DSM-5 criteria and discussion of changes.
*Incorporates over a decade's worth of research advances in genetics, neurobiology, and other areas.
*Chapters on bipolar disorder, suicide/self-injury, obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders, and personality disorders.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781462516681
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 07/24/2014
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 1010
Sales rank: 229,531
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 2.40(d)

About the Author

Eric J. Mash, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Calgary and Affiliate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Oregon Health and Science University. He has served as an editor, editorial board member, and editorial consultant for numerous journals and has published widely on child and adolescent psychopathology, assessment, and treatment. Dr. Mash is coeditor (with Russell A. Barkley) of Assessment of Childhood Disorders, Fourth Edition, and Treatment of Childhood Disorders, Third Edition.

Russell A. Barkley, PhD, ABPP, ABCN, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Virginia Treatment Center for Children and Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. Dr. Barkley has worked with children, adolescents, and families since the 1970s and is the author of numerous bestselling books for both professionals and the public, including Taking Charge of ADHD and Your Defiant Child. He has also published six assessment scales and more than 280 scientific articles and book chapters on ADHD, executive functioning, and childhood defiance, and is editor of the newsletter The ADHD Report. A frequent conference presenter and speaker who is widely cited in the national media, Dr. Barkley is past president of the Section on Clinical Child Psychology (the former Division 12) of the American Psychological Association (APA), and of the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. He is a recipient of awards from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the APA, among other honors. His website is

Table of Contents

I. Introduction to Child Psychopathology
1. Child Psychopathology: A Developmental-Systems Perspective, Elizabeth P. Hayden & Eric J. Mash
II. ADHD, Conduct Disorders, and Substance Use Disorders
2. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Joel T. Nigg & Russell A. Barkley
3. Conduct and Oppositional Defiant Disorders, Eva R. Kimonis, Paul J. Frick, & Robert J. McMahon
4. Adolescent Substance Use Disorders, Laurie Chassin, Kaitlin Bountress, Moira Haller, & Frances Wang
III. Mood Disorders and Self-Harm
5. Child and Adolescent Depression, Constance Hammen, Karen D. Rudolph, & Jamie L. Abaied
6. Pediatric Bipolar Disorder, Eric A. Youngstrom & Guillermo Perez Algorta
7. Suicidal and Nonsuicidal Self-Injurious Thoughts and Behaviors, Christine B. Cha & Matthew K. Nock
IV. Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive, and Stress Disorders
8. Anxiety Disorders, Charmaine K. Higa-McMillan, Sarah E. Francis, & Bruce F. Chorpita
9. Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders, John Piacentini, Susanna Chang, Ivar Snorrason, & Douglas W. Woods
10. Childhood Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Kathleen Nader & Kenneth E. Fletcher
V. Neurodevelopmental Disorders
11. Autism Spectrum Disorder, Laura Grofer Klinger, Geraldine Dawson, Karen Burner, & Megan Crisler
12. Early-Onset Schizophrenia, Jon Kuniyoshi & Jon M. McClellan
13. Intellectual Disability, Andrea N. Witwer, Kathy Lawton, & Michael G. Aman
14. Learning Disabilities, Lawrence J. Lewandowski & Benjamin J. Lovett
VI. Infants and Children at Risk for Disorder
15. Disorder and Risk for Disorder during Infancy and Toddlerhood, Karlen Lyons-Ruth, Charles H. Zeanah, Diane Benoit, Sheri Madigan, & W. Roger Mills-Koonce
16. Child Maltreatment, Christine Wekerle, David A. Wolfe, Josephine Dunston, & Tracy Alldred
VII. Eating, Personality, and Health-Related Disorders
17. Eating Disorders, Kristin M. von Ranson & Laurel M. Wallace
18. Personality Disorders in Children and Adolescents, Rebecca L. Shiner & Jennifer L. Tackett
19. Health-Related and Somatic Symptom Disorders, Ronald T. Brown, Deborah Ellis, & Sylvie Naar-King


Practitioners, researchers, and students in child clinical psychology, child psychiatry, and related fields. Serves as a text in advanced undergraduate- and graduate-level courses in abnormal child psychology and developmental psychopathology.

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