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The Handbook of Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology: A Contextual Approach

The Handbook of Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology: A Contextual Approach

by Alan Carr


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ISBN-13: 9780415194921
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/28/1999
Pages: 1024
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.90(d)

About the Author

Alan Carr is Professor of Clinical Psychology and the Director of the Doctoral Programme in Clinical Psychology at University College Dublin. He is also a consultant psychologist and family therapist at the Clanwilliam Institute, Dublin. He has published other books with Routledge including The Handbook of Clinical Intervention with Young People who Sexually Abuse (co-edited with Gary O’Reilly, Bill Marshall and Richard Beckett), Clinical Psychology: An Introduction, What Works with Children, Adolescents and Adults? and Positive Psychology, Second edition. He has worked in the fields of clinical psychology and family therapy in the UK, Ireland and Canada.

Table of Contents

List of illustrationsix
Section IFrameworks for practice1
1Normal development3
2Influences on problem development34
3Classification, epidemiology and treatment effectiveness65
4The consultation process and intake interviews88
5Report writing140
Section IIProblems of infancy and early childhood169
6Sleep problems171
7Toileting problems200
8Learning and communication difficulties229
9Autism and pervasive developmental disorders289
Section IIIProblems of middle childhood313
10Conduct problems315
11Attention and overactivity problems368
12Fear and anxiety problems403
13Repetition problems469
14Somatic problems501
Section IVProblems in adolescence575
15Drug abuse577
16Mood problems621
17Anorexia and bulimia nervosa675
Section VChild abuse749
19Physical abuse751
20Emotional abuse and neglect782
21Sexual abuse806
Section VIAdjustment to major life transitions857
22Foster care859
23Separation and divorce880
24Grief and bereavement911

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