Case Studies in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

Author: DeDe Wohlfarth
Publisher: Waveland Press
ISBN: 1478635266
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The second edition of Case Studies in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology expands on the case study approach utilized in the first edition, providing engaging narratives of clients with rich backgrounds and complex family situations. Because the answers to important real-world questions are often nuanced, contextual, and tentative—unlike the idealistic scenarios presented in most textbooks—these case studies contain ethical lapses, clinical mistakes, confusing diagnostic presentations, unevenly applied approaches, and sometimes unhappy endings. These real-life portrayals of clients help students learn the skills they will need to be successful in the mental health field. Critical thinking questions designed to develop objective analysis and evaluation skills are embedded throughout the cases, which can be used in individual, group, or online formats. This problem-based learning approach challenges readers to create accurate case conceptualizations and evidence-based treatment plans. The cases utilize the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. The current research applied in the case studies serves to deepen the understanding of the etiology and treatment of these disorders. The latest edition emphasizes culture, race, and ethnicity in psychotherapy, featuring both children and mental health providers who represent a wide variety of cultural backgrounds.

Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

Author: Linda A. Wilmshurst
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506349366
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Child and Adolescent Psychopathology: A Casebook by Linda A. Wilmshurst provides 25 real-life cases to give readers a deeper understanding of a wide range of disorders within the context of the DSM–5. As they explore complex cases, readers learn to integrate theory into research-based assessments and interventions. Each case provides opportunities to practice clinical skills in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of childhood disorders from a number of theoretical perspectives and at various levels of interest and expertise. Reflecting the latest developments in the field, the Fourth Edition now includes a new case study on social phobia/social anxiety disorder, additional post-case questions, and an expanded introductory chapter discussing trends in case formulation.

Introduction to Abnormal Child and Adolescent Psychology

Author: Robert Weis
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506339786
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Robert Weis' third edition of Introduction to Abnormal Child and Adolescent Psychology adopts a developmental psychopathology approach to understanding child disorders. Using case studies, this perspective examines the emergence of disorders over time, pays special attention to risk and protective factors that influence developmental processes and trajectories, and examines child psychopathology in the context of normal development. Designed to be flexible via its focused modular organization, the text reflects the latest changes to the DSM (DSM 5, 2013) and is updated with new research and developments in the field.

Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

Author: Linda A. Wilmshurst
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506349366
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Child and Adolescent Psychopathology: A Casebook by Linda A. Wilmshurst provides 25 real-life cases to give readers a deeper understanding of a wide range of disorders within the context of the DSM–5. As they explore complex cases, readers learn to integrate theory into research-based assessments and interventions. Each case provides opportunities to practice clinical skills in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of childhood disorders from a number of theoretical perspectives and at various levels of interest and expertise. Reflecting the latest developments in the field, the Fourth Edition now includes a new case study on social phobia/social anxiety disorder, additional post-case questions, and an expanded introductory chapter discussing trends in case formulation.

Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

Author: Theodore P. Beauchaine
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111916995X
Format: PDF
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A unique, multi-discipline, developmental approach to childhood psychopathology Child and Adolescent Psychopathology is the only comprehensive text in the field to address genetic, neurobiological, and environmental factors within a developmental context. Based on cutting-edge research and aligned with the DSM-5, this book emphasizes how, when, and why disorders emerge among young people, and the ways in which symptom profiles change at different stages of development. This new third edition has been updated to include new chapters on OCD and trauma disorders consistent with DSM-5 classification, and includes new discussion on epigenetics and the neighborhood effects on the development of delinquency. Coverage includes extensive discussion of risk factors, from disturbed attachment relations and abuse/neglect, to head injury and teratogen exposure, followed by in-depth examination of behavior disorders and psychological disorders including Autism Spectrum, Schizophrenia Spectrum, and Eating Disorders. Psychological disorders in children are increasingly being explored from a relational perspective, and continuous advances in neurobiology research are adding an additional dimension to our understanding of cause, effect, and appropriate intervention. This book provides detailed guidance toward all aspects of childhood psychopathology, with a multi-discipline approach and a unique developmental emphasis. Discover how psychopathology emerges throughout the stages of development Learn how both genetics and environmental factors influence risk and behaviors Understand the prevalence, risk factors, and progression of each disorder Gain deep insight from leading experts in neurobiology and developmental psychopathology As the field of child psychology continues to evolve, behavioral and psychological disorders move beyond a list of symptoms to encompass the 'whole child'—biology, chemistry, environment, and culture are becoming increasingly relevant in understanding and treating these disorders, and must be considered from the earliest assessment stages. Child and Adolescent Psychopathology provides comprehensive information on childhood disorders from a developmental perspective.

Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

Author: Cecilia A. Essau
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135447039
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How do biological and environmental factors influence the development of childhood and adolescent disorders? There has been a substantial increase of interest in research into child and adolescent psychopathology. In this book, Cecilia Essau brings together contributions from the UK, the US and Canada to provide a comprehensive summary of the information available on the subject. Beginning with an introduction to general issues related to child and adolescent psychopathology, including theoretical models of normal and abnormal development, each chapter goes on to address the issues associated with specific disorders, such as: oppositional defiant disorder and conduct disorder attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder eating disorders substance use disorders somatoform disorders. The contributors present a thorough overview of each disorder, including discussion of definition and classification, epidemiology, risk factors, comorbidity, course, outcome and prevention. Child & Adolescent Psychopathology will be welcomed by all mental health professionals seeking a reliable source of scientifically and clinically relevant information on the nature and treatment of child and adolescent disorders.

Casebook in Child Behavior Disorders

Author: Christopher A. Kearney
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305652967
Format: PDF
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Reflecting the latest research from the field, CASEBOOK IN CHILD BEHAVIOR DISORDERS, 6th Edition vividly illustrates the rich and arresting nature of disorders that first manifest themselves in childhood while also showing how a child's developmental patterns shape the expression of each disorder. Throughout the book, the author explores the DSM-5 criteria and highlights the interaction between developmental and environmental influences for each disorder. An assortment of cases, including complex cases, effectively demonstrates how each disorder is expressed -- from presentation through diagnosis and treatment. Mixed cases encourage independent thinking as they challenge students to draw from their knowledge to come up with their own diagnosis. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

Author: Martin Herbert
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 047003064X
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Theoretical and practice-oriented,Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology offers a concise, comprehensive, review of the knowledge, concepts and practice of child and adolescent clinical psychology. This fully revised and updated edition of ‘Clinical Child Psychology ’, now incorporates a fuller account of the range of clinical problems of adolescence, together with an expanded account of the major developmental and psychosocial disorders, such as autism, ADHD, and conduct disorder. Each chapter considers a different category of problem or disorder, and covers issues of diagnosis, clinical and developmental features, causes, interventions and outcomes. Now covers adolescence as well as childhood Updated coverage of major developmental disorders Included in the Wiley Series in Clinical Psychology

Blending Play Therapy with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Author: Athena A. Drewes
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470495520
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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In today's managed-care environment, therapeutic techniques must be proven to be effective to be reimbursable. This comprehensive volume is written by leaders in the field and collects classic and emerging evidence-based and cognitive behavioral therapy treatments therapists can use when working with children and adolescents. Step-by-step instruction is provided for implementing the treatment protocol covered. In addition, a special section is included on therapist self-care, including empirically supported studies. For child and play therapists, as well school psychologists and school social workers.