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Child and Adolescent Psychological Disorders : A Comprehensive Textbook - Sandra D. Netherton

Child and Adolescent Psychological Disorders

A Comprehensive Textbook

By: Sandra D. Netherton (Editor), Deborah Holmes (Editor), C. Eugene Walker (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st January 1999
ISBN: 9780195099614
Number Of Pages: 624

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In May 1994 The American Psychiatric Association published the most recent version of DSM-IV, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. DSM-IV is the primary diagnostic reference for mental health professionals in psychiatry, psychology, social work, and nursing. It provides brief descriptions of mental disorders in terms of their primary and associated features, age at onset, typical course, level of impairment, predisposing factors, complications, prevalence, sex ratio, and familial patterns. Although DSM-IV is one of the primary training and reference tools for mental health professionals, its scope and utility are limited. It is explicitly designed to be a diagnostic manual and therefore contains little regarding treatment -- the next step after diagnosis.
Child and Adolescent Psychological Disorders: A Comprehensive Textbook mirrors the organization of DSM-IV but goes beyond a listing of diagnostic criteria by addressing what to do after the diagnosis is made. The text includes selections written by experts in both clinical psychology and psychiatry. Each chapter reviews the current research and provides diagnostic and assessment criteria, treatment recommendations, and assessment strategies for each disorder. An ideal text for courses in child and adolescent psychopathology and clinical psychology, Child and Adolescent Psychological Disorders: A Comprehensive Textbook is also an excellent reference for practitioners.

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"A valuable reference source."--Dr. Don Nichols, Oakland Community College "Comprehensive and complete."--Susan Rudolph, Adler School of Professional Psychology Noted in Annals RCPSC, Vol 33, No. 7, October 2000

1: Sandra D. Netherton, C. Eugene Walker: Brief History of the DSM-IV and ICD-10 2: Fred J. Biasini, Lisa Grupe, Lisa Huffman, and Norman W. Bray: Mental Retardation: A Symptom and a Syndrome 3: Jean C. Elbert: Learning and Motor Skills Disorders 4: Lynn C. Richman and Kevin M. Wood: Psychological Assessment and Treatment of Communication Disorders: Childhood Language Subtypes 5: Darold A. Treffert: Pervasive Developmental Disorders 6: Arthur D. Anastopoulos: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 7: Thomas S. Altepeter and John N. Korger: Disruptive Behavior: Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder 8: Thomas R. Linscheid and Laura Bennett Murphy: Feeding Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood 9: Lee H. Matthews and Michael D. Chafetz: Tic Disorders and Stereotypic Movement Disorders 10: Michael C. Luxem and Edward R. Christophersen: Elimination Disorders 11: Kevin R. Krull and Rosario Castillo: Organic Symptoms 12: Mari Radzik, Brandi Freeman, and Richard G. Mackenzie: Substance-Related Disorders 13: Nadine J. Kaslow, Shannon S. Croft, and Carrie A. Hatcher: Depression and Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents 14: Christopher A. Kearney and Diane Wadiak: Anxiety Disorders 15: Loren Pankratz: Factitious Disorders and Factitious Disorders by Proxy 16: John V. Campo and Manuel D. Reich: Somatoform Disorders 17: Heather R. Wallach and Stephen J. Dollinger: Dissociative Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence 18: Kenneth J. Zucker and Susan J. Bradley: Gender Identity Disorders and Transvestic Fetishes 19: Stacey Steinberg Nye and Craig L. Johnson: Eating Disorders 20: Charles R. Carlson and Matthew J. Cordova: Sleep Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence 21: Steven D. Thurber and Robert A. Dahmes: Impulse Control Disorders Not Elsewhere Classified 22: Stacy Overstreet, Chad C. Nelson, and E. Wayne Holden: Adjustment Disorders in Children and Adolescents 23: Sula Wolff: Personality Disorders 24: Charles M. Borduin, Cindy M. Schaeffer, and Naamith Heiblum: Relational Problems: The Social Context of Child and Adolescent Disorders 25: John R. Lutzker, Kathryn M. Bigelow, Cynthia Cupit Swenson, Ronald M. Doctor, and Maria Lynn Kessler: Problems Related to Child Abuse and Neglect 26: Gary R. Geffken, Linda Monaco, James R. Rodrigue: Psychological Factors Affecting Medical Conditions 27: Heather Huszti and Roberta Olson: Noncompliance Index

ISBN: 9780195099614
ISBN-10: 0195099613
Series: Oxford Textbooks in Clinical Psychology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 624
Published: 1st January 1999
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.76 x 18.49  x 3.53
Weight (kg): 1.27

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