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Abnormal Child and Adolescent Psychology, 8th Edition

By Rita ` Wicks-Nelson, Allen C. Israel

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Aug 16, 2012

Description

A sensitive and thorough approach to childhood behavior disorders.

 

Abnormal Child and Adolescent Psychology presents a comprehensive, research-based introduction to understanding child and adolescent psychopathology. The authors provide a logically formatted and easy to understand text that covers the central issues and theoretical and methodological foundations of childhood behavior disorders.

 

Rich with illustrations and examples, this text highlights the newest areas of research and clinical work, stressing supported treatments and the prevention of behavior problems of youth.

 

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:

  • Understand the psychological problems found in children and adolescents
  • Understand methods of treatment and prevention for childhood behavior disorders
  • Discuss issues related to childhood behavior disorders

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 The Developmental Psychopathology Perspective

Chapter 3 Influences and Risks in the Developmental Process

Chapter 4 Research: Its Role and Methods

Chapter 5 Classification, Assessment, and Treatment

Chapter 6 Anxiety Disorders

Chapter 7 Mood Disorders

Chapter 8 Conduct Problems

Chapter 9 Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Chapter 10 Language and Learning Disorders

Chapter 11 Mental Retardation

Chapter 12 Autism and Schizophrenia

Chapter 13 Disorders of Basic Physical Functions

Chapter 14 Psychological Factors Affecting Medical Condition

Chapter 15 Evolving Concerns for Youth

Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-205-03606-6

ISBN-13: 978-0-205-03606-6

Format: Alternate Binding

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