Case Studies in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

Case Studies in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

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A supplementary text for upper-level undergraduate/beginning graduate-level courses in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. Also appropriate for courses in psychiatric social work, nursing, and counseling. Although there are many case study books that focus on adults diagnosed with various psychological disorders, this is the first casebook devoted exclusively to major child and adolescent disorders and their common treatments. Consistent with the standard texts available, it organizes disorders according to the DSM-IV, and allows students to "diagnose" and consider treatment options before seeing how a case was actually diagnosed and treated. It provides detailed descriptions of a range of clinical problems affecting children and adolescents, and illustrates some of the ways these problems can be examined and treated.show more

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  • Paperback | 123 pages
  • 124.46 x 152.4 x 7.62mm | 181.44g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0130796042
  • 9780130796042
  • 1,997,258

Table of contents

I. CASE STUDIES. Case #1: Natasha: Mental Retardation, Mild. Case #2: Joey: Autistic Disorder. Case #3: Jimmy: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Case #4: Randall: Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Case #5: Scott: Conduct Disorder, Childhood-Onset Type, Mild. Case #6: Eric: Encopresis, Secondary Type. Case #7: Sam: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Case #8: Amanda: Social Phobia. Case #9: Ian: Selective Mutism. Case #10: Chelsea: Alcohol Dependence, with Physical Dependence. Case #11: Lee: Alcohol Intoxication; Marijuana Intoxication. Case #12: Cathy: Paranoid Schizophrenia. Case #13: Anne: Major Depressive Disorder. Case #14: Jacob: Major Depressive Disorder. Case #15: Carly: Major Depressive Disorder. Case #16: Michael: Gender Identity Disorder in Children. Case #17: Elizabeth: Bulimia Nervosa, Purging Type. Case #18: Maria: Psychological Factors Affecting Medical Condition. Case #19: Lisa: Anorexia Nervosa, Restricting Type. Case #20: Patrick: Sleep Terror Disorder; Sleepwalking Disorder. Case #21: Joe and Erin: Physical Abuse of Child. II. DIAGNOSIS AND CONCEPTUALIZATION. Case #1: Natasha. Case #2: Joey. Case #3: Jimmy. Case #4: Randall. Case #5: Scott. Case #6: Eric. Case #7: Sam. Case #8: Amanda. Case #9: Ian. Case #10: Chelsea. Case #11: Lee. Case #12: Cathy. Case #13: Anne. Case #14: Jacob. Case #15: Carly. Case #16: Michael. Case #17: Elizabeth. Case #18: Maria. Case #19: Lisa. Case #20: Patrick. Case #21: Joe and Erin. References. Index.show more

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