Diagnostic Assessment in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

Diagnostic Assessment in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

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Unique in the breadth and depth of its coverage, this volume reviews the principal methods for assessing psychopathology in children aged 6-17. Chapters from pre-eminent scholars describe interviewer- and respondent-based diagnostic interviews; scales and interviews used for specific disorders, such as the disruptive, anxiety, and pervasive developmental disorders; and key biological measures. Also addressed are the empirical and theoretical bases of DSM-IV and ICD-10 classifications, cross-cultural and developmental issues, the assessment of family impairment history, and retrospective adult assessment of childhood. This book provides up-to-date knowledge that is central to effective clinical and research practice.
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  • Paperback
  • United States
  • English
  • 1138864722
  • 9781138864726

Table of contents

Part I: Measures for Assessing General Psychopathology. Shaffer, Fisher, Lucas, Respondent-Based Interviews. Angold, Fisher, Interviewer-Based Interviews. Hart, Lahey, General Child Behaviour Rating Scales. Part II: Measures for Assessing Soecific Syndromes. Hinshaw, Nigg, Behavior Rating Scales in the Assessment of Disruptive Scales in the Assessment of Disruptive Behavior Disorders in Childhood. Silverman, Rabin, Rating Scales for Anxiety and Mood Disorder. Volkmar, Marans, Measures for Assessing Pervasive Developmental and Communication Disorders. Part III: Special Aspects of Assessing Psychiatric Disorders. Bird, The Assessment of Functional Impairment. Rende, Weissman, Assessment of Family history of Psyhitric Disorder. kessler, Mroczek, Belli Retrospective Adult Assesment of Child Psychopathology. Canino, Bravo, The Translation and Adaptation of Diagnostic Instruments for Cross-Cultural Use. Cohen, Kasen, The Context of Assessment: Culture, Race, and Socio-econmic Status as Influences on the Assessment of Children. Part IV: Biological Measures. Dahl, Dorn, Ryan, Sleep and Neuroendocrine Measures. Cook, Jr., Kruesi, Neurochemical Measures.
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