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Handbook of Child Psychopathology : Issues in Clinical Child Psychology - Thomas H. Ollendick

Handbook of Child Psychopathology

Issues in Clinical Child Psychology

By: Thomas H. Ollendick (Editor), Michel Hersen (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 30th November 1997
ISBN: 9780306453212
Number Of Pages: 679

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In our first edition of the Handbook in 1983, we the origins and course(s) of maladaptive behav- ior, whatever the causes, whatever the age of on- noted that child psychopathology should no longer be viewed as a downward extension of set, whatever the transformations in behavioral adult psychopathology. Rather, we suggested expression, and however complex the develop- that children should be viewed as children, not mental pattern may prove to be. It strives to inte- as miniature adults, and that a merger of the dis- grate these two disciplines in an intimate and of- ciplines of clinical child psychology and devel- tentimes complex manner. opmental psychology must occur for this evolu- Careful attention to issues of development and tion to be fully realized. In the second edition of other contextual issues relevant to children, ad- the Handbook in 1989, we asserted that the syn- olescents, and their families guided us in our ef- thesis of these two fields of inquiry was under- forts to solicit contributors for this third edition.

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`Impressive in weight and content alike ... comprehensive and contemporary ... useful both for third year undergraduates and postgraduate teaching ... an excellent addition to any major library.` Educational Psychology

Basic Issues: Developmental Perspectives
Etiological Factors
Diagnosis, Assessment, Taxonomy, and Case Formulations
Specific Childhood Psychopathologies: Mental Retardation
Learning Disabilities
Autistic Disorder
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders
Conduct Disorders
Anxiety Disorders
Depressive Disorders
Psychological Aspects of Physical Conditions: Pediatric Headaches: Pathophysiology, Current Assessment and Treatment Methods
Childhood Asthma
Juvenile Diabetes
Childhood Cancer
Pediatric AIDS
Intrafamilial Child Maltreatment
Children under Stress
Prevention and Treatment: Psychodynamically Based Therapies
Family Treatment
Behavioral Treatment
Prevention: A Proactive-Developmental-Ecological Perspective
4 Additional Chapters
Author Index
Subject Index
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ISBN: 9780306453212
ISBN-10: 0306453215
Series: Issues in Clinical Child Psychology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 679
Published: 30th November 1997
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8  x 5.08
Weight (kg): 3.38
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised