Characteristics of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders of Children and Youth

Characteristics of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders of Children and Youth

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For introductory courses in Behavioral and Emotional Disorders.The leader in special education for emotionally disturbed children and youth, this powerful text combines descriptions of emotional and behavioral disorders with discussion and interpretation of current research on their development. Material is organized around five basic concepts: the nature of disorders and conceptual approaches to them; methods and rationale for assessment; major casual factors; characteristics of disordered emotion and behavior; and a personal statement about teaching students who exhibit such disorders. An advocate for social learning principles, the author addresses the links between what happens in a real-life classroom and psychology, child development, and special education; and suggests ways in which emotional and behavioral development can be influenced for the better, particularly by more

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  • Hardback | 544 pages
  • 201.17 x 232.66 x 33.53mm | 1,075.01g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 8th edition
  • 013111817X
  • 9780131118171

Table of contents

I: THE PROBLEM AND ITS HISTORY. 1. Definition: The Nature of the Problem. 2. Prevalence: The Extent of the Problem. 3. The History of the Problem: Development of the Field and Current Issues. 4. Conceptual Models: Approaches to the Problem. II: ASSESSMENT. 5. Screening and Classification. 6. Evaluation for Instruction. III: CAUSAL FACTORS. 7. Biological Factors. 8. Family Factors. 9. School Factors. 10. Cultural Factors. IV: FACETS OF DISORDERED BEHAVIOR. 11. Attention and Activity Disorders. 12. Conduct Disorder: Overt Aggression. 13. Conduct Disorder: Covert Antisocial Behavior. 14. Problem Behaviors of Adolescence: Delinquency, Substance Abuse, and Early Sexual Activity. 15. Anxiety and Related Disorders. 16. Depression and Suicidal Behavior. 17. Schizophrenia and Pervasive Developmental Disorders. V: IMPLICATIONS: A BEGINNING POINT. 18. A Personal Statement. Glossary. References. Author Index. Subject more

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