Diagnostic Assessment in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

Diagnostic Assessment in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781572305021
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 10/08/1999
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 398
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.06(d)

About the Author

David Shaffer, MB, FRCP, FRCPsych, is Irving Philips Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, and at the New York State Psychiatric Institute.

Christopher P. Lucas, MB, ChB, MMedSc, MRCPsych, is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, and at the New York State Psychiatric Institute.

John E. Richters, PhD, is a developmental psychologist at the National Institute of Mental Health, where he has served as Chief of the Disruptive Disorders Program and Assistant Chief of the Child and Adolescent Disorders Research Branch.

Table of Contents

Contents
I. Measures for Assessing General Psychopathology
1. Respondent-Based Interviews, David Shaffer, Prudence Fisher, and Christopher Lucas
2. Interviewer-Based Interviews, Adrian Angold
3. General Child Behavior Rating Scales, Elizabeth L. Hart and Benjamin B. Lahey
II. Measures for Assessing Specific Syndromes
4. Behavior Rating Scales in the Assessment of Disruptive Behavior Disorders in Childhood, Steven P. Hinshaw and Joel T. Nigg
5. Rating Scales for Anxiety and Mood Disorders, Wendy K. Silverman and Brian Rabian
6. Measures for Assessing Pervasive Developmental and Communication Disorders, Fred R. Volkmar and Wendy D. Marans
III. Special Aspects of Assessing Psychiatric Disorders
7. The Assessment of Functional Impairment, Hector Bird
8. Assessment of Family History of Psychiatric Disorder, Richard Rende and Myrna M. Weissman
9. Retrospective Adult Assessment of Child Psychopathology, Ronald C. Kessler, Daniel K. Mroczek, and Robert F. Belli
10. The Translation and Adaptation of Diagnostic Instruments for Cross-Cultural Use, Glorisa Canino and Milagros Bravo
11. The Context of Assessment: Culture, Race, and Socioeconomic Status as Influences on the Assessment of Children, Patricia Cohen and Stephanie Kasen
IV. Biological Measures
12. Sleep and Neuroendocrine Measures, Ronald E. Dahl, Lorah Dorn, and Neal D. Ryan
13. Neurochemical Measures, Edwin H. Cook, Jr., and Marcus J. P. Kruesi

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For researchers, child and adolescent psychiatrists, psychologists, and other mental health and medical professionals working with children. It also may serve as a text in graduate-level courses on child assessment and child psychopathology.

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