Essentials of Child and Adolescent Psychopathology (Essentials of Behavioral Science 2nd Edition)

Essentials of Child and Adolescent Psychopathology (Essentials of Behavioral Science 2nd Edition)

By: Linda Wilmshurst (author)Paperback

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A concise guide to the fundamentals of child psychopathology, complete with the latest developments Essentials of Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, Second Edition provides a concise, accessible overview of the major theories, assessment practices, and key issues. This updated Second Edition describes the significant changes in the way DSM -5 conceptualizes disorders in children and adolescents, and includes a new chapter on child abuse, child maltreatment, and self-injurious behavior. Using practical case examples to illustrate key points, the book addresses specific disorders and problems prevalent among this age group including anxiety, mood disorders, and traumatic stress. Each chapter features reader-friendly elements like Rapid Reference, Caution, and Don't Forget boxes that call out important information, facilitating easy look-up and quick navigation. This invaluable resource fills the need for an overview of the most current issues and changes in the field, allowing readers to: * Review the development, theories, and influences in child and adolescent psychopathology * Understand neurodevelopmental disorders including intellectual and developmental disabilities, ADHD, and specific learning disabilities or disorders * Compare and contrast the manifestations of internalized vs. externalized disorders * Examine later-onset disorders and special topics including eating disorders, substance abuse, and trauma-related disorders The book also includes appendices on ethical conduct, assessment instruments, and IDEA 2004, providing readers the guidance and tools that can help increase positive outcomes. Whether used as a secondary text or as a professional reference, Essentials of Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, Second Edition provides an authoritative briefing on this evolving area of practice.

About Author

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


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

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781118840191
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 384
  • ID: 9781118840191
  • weight: 460
  • ISBN10: 1118840194
  • edition: 2nd Edition

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