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Introduction to Abnormal Child and Adolescent Psychology / Edition 3

Introduction to Abnormal Child and Adolescent Psychology / Edition 3

by Robert Weis


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781506339764
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 03/10/2017
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 688
Sales rank: 314,094
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Robert Weis is a licensed clinical psychologist and Associate Professor of psychology at Denison University, aselective liberal arts college near Columbus, Ohio. He earned a B.A. in psychology from the University of Chicago anda Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Northern Illinois University. He completed his predoctoral and postdoctoral workin clinical child and pediatric psychology at Columbus Children’s Hospital (Ohio) and Portage County Mental Health Center (Wisconsin). At Denison, he teaches courses in introductory psychology, research methods and statistics,abnormal psychology, and assessment and psychotherapy. He also supervises an undergraduate internship coursein applied psychology. His research interests are in psychometrics, children’s mental health program evaluation, andthe learning disabilities. His work has been published in Psychological Science, the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, the Journal of Abnormal Child and Adolescent Psychology, Psychological Assessment, and Psychology inthe Schools. When not working, Robert enjoys spending time with his wife and three children.

Table of Contents

About the Author
I. Principles of Science and Practice
Chapter 1. The Science and Practice of Abnormal Child Psychology
Chapter 2. Exploring the Causes of Childhood Disorders: Research Methods and Theories
Chapter 3. Assessing, Diagnosing, and Treating Children’s Problems
II. Developmental and Learning Disorders
Chapter 4. Intellectual Disability and Developmental Disorders in Children
Chapter 5. Communication Disorders in Children
Chapter 6. Autism Spectrum Disorder
Chapter 7. Learning Disabilities and Specific Learning Disorder
III. Disruptive Disorders and Substance Use Problems
Chapter 8. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Chapter 9. Conduct Problems in Children and Adolescents
Chapter 10. Substance Use Disorders in Adolescents
IV. Emotion and Thought Disorders
Chapter 11. Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Chapter 12. Trauma-Related Disorders and Child Maltreatment
Chapter 13. Depressive Disorders and Self-Injury
Chapter 14. Bipolar Spectrum Disorders and Schizophrenia
V. Health-Related Problems
Chapter 15. Feeding and Eating Disorders
Chapter 16. Health-Related Disorders and Pediatric Psychology

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