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Abnormal Child and Adolescent Psychology, 8th Edition

By Rita Wicks-Nelson, Allen C. Israel

Published by Routledge

Published Date: Jan 8, 2014


Abnormal Child and Adolescent Psychology with DSM-5 Updates, 8/e presents students with 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.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction  2. The Developmental Psychopathology Perspective  3. Influences and Risks in the Developmental Process 4. Research: Its Role and Methods  5. Classification, Assessment, and Treatment  6. Anxiety Disorders  7. Mood Disorders  8. Conduct Problems  9. Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder  10. Language and Learning Disorders  11. Mental Retardation  12. Autism and Schizophrenia  13. Disorders of Basic Physical Functions  14. Psychological Factors Affecting Medical Condition  15. Evolving Concerns for Youth


Abnormal Child and Adolescent Psychology, 8th Edition

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