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Handbook of Clinical Child Psychology - C. Eugene Walker

Handbook of Clinical Child Psychology

By: C. Eugene Walker (Editor), Michael C. Roberts (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 30th January 2001
ISBN: 9780471244066
Number Of Pages: 1200

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In recent years there has been an increased focus on child welfare and this has given rise to tremendous growth in the field of child psychology. The 3rd edition of this title has been thoroughly revised and updated to provide readers with a scholarly review of research in child psychopathology and development combined with practical suggestions and clinical advice. A comprehensive handbook incorporating over 15 new chapters covering new research findings on issues such as the effects on children of a parental chronic illness or handicapping condition. It also includes DSM-IV guidelines.

"This is indeed the 'Bible' for clinical child psychologists..it was a pleasure to read and use this handbook." (International Journal of Adolescent Medical Health, 7 December 2001)

"...a superb work?should most certainly be considered for departmental libraries..." (Jnl of Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, Vol 6(4))

Partial table of contents:

CHILD DEVELOPMENT.

Families and Children in History (R. Olson).

Developmental Models and Clinical Practice (R. Simeonsson).

DIAGNOSITIC ASSESSMENT OF CHILDREN.

Interviewing Strategies in Child Assessment (S. Eyberg).

Assessing Children Through Interviews and Behavioral Observations (A. LaGreca).

Objective Assessment of Children's Behavioral and Emotional Problems (S. McConaughy).

PROBLEMS OF EARLY LIFE.

Prenatal and Genetic Influences Upon Behavior and Development ( J. Elbert).

Clinical Problems of Birth, the Neonate, and Infant (A. Sostek).

PROBLEMS OF CHILDHOOD.

Fear and Anxiety in Children (A. Albano).

Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders in Children (J. Ware).

Toileting Problems in Children (E. Christophersen).

Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (A. Anastopoulos).

Disorders of Communication (L. Richman).

PROBLEMS OF ADOLESCENCE.

Common Adolescent-Parent Problems (W. Rae).

Emotional Problems of Adolescents (A. Weiner).

Deliquency and Criminal Behavior (W. Shaw).

INTERVENTION STRATEGIES.

Parenting: The Child in the Context of the Family (R. Jackson).

Behavior Therapy with Children (S. Powers).

Pharmacotherapy (A. Katic).

SPECIAL TOPICS.

Cultural and Ethnic Diversity Issues in Clinical Child Psychology (R. Jones).

Education and Enrichment Approaches (P. Weisberg).

Ethical and Legal Issues (G. Melton).

Forensic Evaluations of Children and Expert Testimony (A. Schaefer).

ISBN: 9780471244066
ISBN-10: 0471244066
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1200
Published: 30th January 2001
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 29.0 x 22.5  x 6.5
Weight (kg): 2.96
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised