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Understanding Child Behavior Disorders

Understanding Child Behavior Disorders - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0155084803

Cover of Understanding Child Behavior Disorders 4TH 03 (ISBN 978-0155084803)
ISBN13: 978-0155084803
ISBN10: 0155084801
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 03
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2003
International: No

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Understanding Child Behavior Disorders - 4TH 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0155084803

Donna M. Gelfand and Clifford J. Drew

ISBN13: 978-0155084803
ISBN10: 0155084801
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 03
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc

Published: 2003
International: No
Summary

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.

Benefits:

  • NEW! Substantially Revised! Now new chapters on Anxiety Disorders (Ch.7), ADHD (Ch. 9), Conduct Disorder and Related Conditions (Ch.10), and Psychology and Children's Health (Ch. 14).
  • NEW! The chapter on Classifying and Assessing Disorders has been moved from Ch. 13 to Ch. 4 to provide a foundation for subsequent chapters.
  • NEW! Many of the chapters now open with case studies that draw students' attention into the particular topics being discussed.
  • Closely follows the DSM-IV across all areas of disabilities.
  • The book's strong research orientation is complemented by information gained from clinical experience.
  • Boxes present a variety of student-oriented case examples, surprising research results, and summaries of key points of controversial issues.
  • Chapter 15, "Abuse and Neglect," studies the effects of abuse and neglect on child adjustment.

Author Bio

Gelfand, Donna M : University of Utah
Drew, Clifford J : University of Utah

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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