Understanding Child Behavioral Disorders

Understanding Child Behavioral Disorders

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This text provides an interdisciplinary approach with a developmental perspective on child psychopathology. It is solidly grounded in both quantitative and qualitative research findings and incorporates information derived from clinical practice.
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  • Hardback | 480 pages
  • 186 x 236 x 22mm | 938.93g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 0155084801
  • 9780155084803
  • 1,791,163

Table of contents

Part I: FOUNDATIONS. 1. Troubled Children. 2. Explaining Child Behavior Disorders. 3. Studying Child Behavior Disorders. 4. Classifying and Assessing Child Behavior Disorders. Part II: ADVERSITY IN CHILDREN'S LIVES. 5. Drugs and Social Issues. 6. Abuse, Neglect and Children's Rights. Part III: EMOTIONAL DISORDERS. 7. Anxiety Disorders. 8. Depression and other Mood Disorders. Part IV: BEHAVIOR AND CONDUCT DISORDERS. 9. ADHD. 10. Conduct Disorders and Related Conditions. Part V: CONDITIONS THAT AFFECT LEARNING AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE. 11. Learning Disabilities. 12. Mental Retardation. Part VI: PERVASIVE DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS AND SCHIZOPHRENIA. 13. Autism, Childhood Schizophrenia, and Related Conditions. Part VII: MENTAL AND PHYSICAL HEALTH: NEW ROLES FOR PSYCHOLOGISTS. 14. Psychology and Children's Health. 15. Treatment and Prevention.
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"Donna Gelfand is Professor of Psychology at the University of Utah. She received a Ph.D. in psychology with an emphasis on clinical psychology at Stanford University in 1961, and completed a clinical internship at the VA Hospital in Palo Alto. While working as a psychologist at the Community Mental Health Service of San Jose California she also taught at San Jose State University. Then she joined the faculty in the psychology department at the University of Utah, first serving as director of the department's child clinic, then coordinator of the developmental psychology program, chair of the department of psychology, and dean of the college of social and behavioral science. She studies the effects of maternal depression on children and how these adverse effects can be counteracted.
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