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Abnormal Child Psychology - 3rd edition

Abnormal Child Psychology (ISBN10: 0534554199; ISBN13: 9780534554194)
ISBN13: 978-0534554194
ISBN10: 0534554199

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0534554200
ISBN10: 0534554202

Summary: Through their thoughtful and accurate balance of developmental, clinical-diagnostic, and experimental approaches to child and adolescent psychopathology, Eric Mash and David Wolfe's ABNORMAL CHILD PSYCHOLOGY remains the most authoritative, scholarly book in today's abnormal child psychology market. Appropriate for novice and expert alike, this book traces the developmental course of each disorder and shows how biological, psychological, and sociocultural factors inte ...show moreract with a child's environment.

Since one of the best ways to introduce students to a particular problem of childhood or adolescence is to first describe a real child, the authors begin each chapter with engaging first-person accounts and case histories of a child with a particular disorder. This child is then referred to throughout the entire chapter, illustrating the categorical and dimensional approaches used to describe disorders, as well as bringing life to the theories Mash and Wolfe present. Embracing today's world with leading-edge coverage of the DSM-IV-TR and dimensional approaches to classification, Mash and Wolfe's comprehensive introduction covers many topics: evidence-based assessment and treatment, contemporary research and cutting-edge theories related to the predominantly inattentive ADHD subtype, early-onset and the developmental propensity model of conduct disorder, the triple vulnerability model of anxiety, the tripartite model in children, depression, and autism. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 3RD 05
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Year Published: 2005
International: No

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