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Abnormal Child and Adolescent Psychology with DSM-V Updates, 8th Edition

By Rita Wicks-Nelson, Allen C. Israel

Published by Psychology Press

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

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