1st Edition

Child Psychopathology

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ISBN 9781572300651
Published August 26, 1996 by Guilford Press

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Book Description

Penetrating and comprehensive, this new volume integrates the most up?to?date theory and research relating to childhood dysfunction and its determinants. Grounded in a developmental systems framework, each chapter considers the significant biological, behavioral, social, cognitive, and affective models pertaining to a particular childhood disorder. This book will be of value to all practitioners working with children as well as researchers and students of child psychology. It will serve as a text for advanced undergraduate and graduate?level courses on child psychopathology, atypical child development, and developmental psychopathology.

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction. Mash, Dozois, Child Psychopathology: A Developmental Systems. Part II: Behavior Disorders. Barkley, Attention?Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Hinshaw, Anderson, Conduct and Oppositional Defiant Disorders. Part III: Emotional and Social Disorders. Hammen, Rudolph, Childhood Depression. Albano et al. Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents. Fletcher, Childhood Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Rubin, Stewart, Social Withdrawal. Part IV: Developmental and Learning Disorders. Klinger, Dawson, Autistic Disorder. Asarnow, Asarnow, Childhood?Onset Schizophrenia. Hodapp, Dykens, Mental Retardation. Lyon, Learning Disabilities. Evans, King, Leckman, Tic Disorders. Part V: Infants and Children at Risk for Disorder. Lyons-Ruth et al. Disorder and Risk for Disorder During Infancy and Toddlerhood. Wekerle, Wolfe, Child Maltreatment. Part VI: Health Disorders. Wilson et al, Eating Disorders. Harbeck-Weber, Health-Related Disorders.

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"Provides ready access to cutting?edge research issues and findings. Each field is covered by experts who distill and integrate rather than merely list or catalogue. For these reasons this volume will be invaluable to researchers, students, and practitioners alike." - Carol K. Whalen, Ph.D.