Essentials of Child and Adolescent Psychopathology / Edition 2

Essentials of Child and Adolescent Psychopathology / Edition 2

by Linda Wilmshurst
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Essentials of Child and Adolescent Psychopathology / Edition 2

A concise guide to the fundamentals of child psychopathology,complete with the latest developments

Essentials of Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, SecondEdition provides a concise, accessible overview of the majortheories, assessment practices, and key issues. This updatedSecond Edition describes the significant changes in the wayDSM™-5 conceptualizes disorders in children and adolescents,and includes a new chapter on child abuse, child maltreatment, andself-injurious behavior. Using practical case examples toillustrate key points, the book addresses specific disorders andproblems prevalent among this age group—including anxiety,mood disorders, and traumatic stress. Each chapter featuresreader-friendly elements like Rapid Reference, Caution, and Don'tForget boxes that call out important information, facilitating easylook-up and quick navigation.

This invaluable resource fills the need for an overview of themost current issues and changes in the field, allowing readersto:

  • Review the development, theories, and influences in child andadolescent psychopathology
  • Understand neurodevelopmental disorders including intellectualand developmental disabilities, ADHD, and specific learningdisabilities or disorders
  • Compare and contrast the manifestations of internalized vs.externalized disorders
  • Examine later-onset disorders and special topics includingeating disorders, substance abuse, and trauma-relateddisorders

The book also includes appendices on ethical conduct, assessmentinstruments, and IDEA 2004, providing readers the guidance andtools that can help increase positive outcomes. Whether used as asecondary text or as a professional reference, Essentials ofChild and Adolescent Psychopathology, Second Edition providesan authoritative briefing on this evolving area of practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118840191
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/22/2014
Series: Essentials of Behavioral Science Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 447,256
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

LINDA WILMSHURST, PHD, is an AssociateProfessor of Psychology at Elon University and a licensed clinical(ABPP) and school psychologist. She has written six books,including Clinical and Educational Child Psychology: AnEcological-Transactional Approach to Understanding Child Problemsand Interventions (Wiley-Blackwell) and The Complete Guideto Special Education: Expert Advice on Evaluations, IEPs, andHelping Kids Succeed, Second Edition with Alan W. Brue(Jossey-Bass).

Table of Contents

Series Preface vii

Part I The Foundations

One Introduction to Child and Adolescent Psychopathology: Development, Theories, and Influences 3

Two Issues in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology: Ethical Issues in Research and Practice 25

Three Issues in Clinical Decision Making: Diagnosis, Assessment, and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Disorders 42

Part II Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Four Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 73

Five Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) 93

Six Specific Learning Disabilities 116

Part III Internalizing Disorders

Seven Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders 143

Eight Disorders of Mood: Depression and Bipolar Disorder 171

Nine Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders 195

Part IV Disruptive Behavior Disorders

Ten Disruptive Behavior Disorders 213

Part V Later-Onset Disorders

Eleven Feeding and Eating Disorders 231

Twelve Substance-Related Disorders 252

Part VI Special Topics in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

Thirteen Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders 273

Fourteen Children of Diverse Cultures 294

Appendix A Codes of Ethical Conduct 317

Appendix B References for Assessment Instruments and

Resources 319

Appendix C Individuals with Disabilities Education

Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA 04) 323

References 327

Index 361

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