How to Find Mental Health Care for Your Child

How to Find Mental Health Care for Your Child

by Ellen Braaten

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781433808982
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Publication date: 09/15/2010
Pages: 265
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 3

Part I What Every Parent Should know About Child Psychology and Mental Health Disorders 9

Chapter 1 Does My Child Have a Problem? 11

Chapter 2 The Evaluation: Finding Out What Is Wrong 23

Chapter 3 Diagnosis and Treatment: What Are the Possible Treatments, and How Well Do They Work? 39

Part II Common Childhood Disorders 51

Chapter 4 Attentional and Disruptive Behavior Disorders 53

Chapter 5 Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders 75

Chapter 6 Mood Disorders 87

Chapter 7 Anxiety Disorders 101

Chapter 8 Learning Disabilities 121

Chapter 9 Eating Disorders 139

Chapter 10 Other Psychological Problems and Issues 155

Part III The Treatments 169

Chapter 11 Psychotherapy: Interpersonal and Insight-Oriented Approaches 171

Chapter 12 Cognitive Behavior Therapy 185

Chapter 13 Family Therapy 201

Chapter 14 School-Based Services 213

Chapter 15 Other Treatment Options 227

Additional Resources 239

Index 251

About the Author 265

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