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.
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.