Case Studies in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

Author: DeDe Wohlfarth
Publisher: Waveland Press
ISBN: 1478635266
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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 Wilmshurst
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761927815
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Child and Adolescent Psychopathology: A Casebook provides an abundance of realistic cases in assessing and treating child psychopathologies. Students are first introduced to "A Case Called Jeremy," a six-year-old hyperactive and non-compliant child raised by his mother and maternal grandmother. Using Jeremy as a guide, students are exposed to a three-stage model of case formulation, and gain an awareness of the competencies and knowledge required to successfully accomplish the goals of each stage in the process. Developing case formulations for Jeremy based on different theoretical perspectives, students gain an increased appreciation of how case formulations evolve based on five different theoretical perspectives: psychodynamic, behavioral, cognitive, family systems, and attachment/parenting.

Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

Author: Linda A. Wilmshurst
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506349374
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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.

Psychopathology of Childhood and Adolescence

Author: Andrew S. Davis, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826109284
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This text presents a comprehensive overview of the psychopathological disorders of childhood and adolescence from a brain-based perspective. Based upon the highly respected Handbook of Pediatric Neuropsychology, this text covers all of the major pediatric disorders described in the DSM-IV-TR, while also offering hard-to-find coverage of childhood cognitive disorders that have not been addressed sufficiently in the DSM and other child psychopathology texts. Each chapter includes the etiology of each disorder (including genetics), its prevalence, clinical presentation, assessment considerations, and evidence-based treatments. Additionally, the volume features all-new material on neuroimaging in diagnosis and a comprehensive, real-life case study for each disorder to enhance student and clinician understanding. Designed for graduate-level courses in child and adolescent psychopathology, this affordable text will also be a convenient resource for clinicians. Key Features: Presents a current, comprehensive overview of pychopathological disorders of childhood and adolescence from a brain-based perspective Includes cognitive disorders in children not well-covered in the DSM and other texts, including traumatic brain injury, seizures, pediatric HIV and other infectious conditions, fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, and perinatal-related complications Provides comprehensive case studies in each chapter, giving students a real-world understanding of assessment and diagnosis Addresses proposed changes to be included in the DSM-V Covers all-new material on neuroimaging in diagnosis

Empirically based assessment of child and adolescent psychopathology

Author: Thomas M. Achenbach
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc
ISBN:
Format: PDF
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The authors present an empirically based assessment approach that provides concrete guidelines for clinical work. Using ratings, direct observations and interviews, they discuss methods for assessing childhood dysfunction based on a comprehensive integration of information from parents, teachers and children. The material is presented with clinical illustrations that convey the use of specific assessment techniques for intake, case evaluation, decisions about treatment, management and follow-up.

Essentials of Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

Author: Linda Wilmshurst
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118840208
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A concise guide to the fundamentals of child psychopathology,complete with the latest developments Essentials of Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, SecondEdition provides a concise, accessible overview of the majortheories, assessment practices, and key issues. This updatedSecond Edition describes the significant changes in the wayDSM™-5 conceptualizes disorders in children and adolescents,and includes a new chapter on child abuse, child maltreatment, andself-injurious behavior. Using practical case examples toillustrate key points, the book addresses specific disorders andproblems prevalent among this age group—including anxiety,mood disorders, and traumatic stress. Each chapter featuresreader-friendly elements like Rapid Reference, Caution, and Don'tForget boxes that call out important information, facilitating easylook-up and quick navigation. This invaluable resource fills the need for an overview of themost current issues and changes in the field, allowing readersto: Review the development, theories, and influences in child andadolescent psychopathology Understand neurodevelopmental disorders including intellectualand developmental disabilities, ADHD, and specific learningdisabilities or disorders Compare and contrast the manifestations of internalized vs.externalized disorders Examine later-onset disorders and special topics includingeating disorders, substance abuse, and trauma-relateddisorders The book also includes appendices on ethical conduct, assessmentinstruments, and IDEA 2004, providing readers the guidance andtools that can help increase positive outcomes. Whether used as asecondary text or as a professional reference, Essentials ofChild and Adolescent Psychopathology, Second Edition providesan authoritative briefing on this evolving area of practice.

Empirically Based Assessment of Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

Author: Thomas M. Achenbach
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
ISBN:
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This volume provides new insights into conceptualizing and assessing children's behaviour problems, and describes new approaches to improving care and accountability. The authors' psychometric technique for assessing psychopathology, involving the use of standardized instruments for collecting and scoring data, results in profiles that can be compared with reference samples of children's peers. In this expanded new edition, Achenbach and McConaughy present their improvements on this approach, including revised scales based on the latest data. Detailed case examples demonstrate the practical, clinical applications of the approach.

Angstst rungen bei Kindern und Jugendlichen

Author: Franz Borgwald
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
ISBN: 3640968980
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Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2011 im Fachbereich Psychologie - Entwicklungspsychologie, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: „Angst ist ein Gefühlszustand, der gekennzeichnet ist durch negative Emotionen und körperliche Symptome von Anspannung. Der Begriff Angst leitet sich von dem lateinischen Wort „anxius“ ab und definiert einen Zustand von Erregung und Belastung.“ (ESSAU, Cecilia A., 2003) In der Wissenschaft wird die Angst in ihrer Ursache und Wirkung, sowohl gegenwärtig als auch zukunftsorientiert als eine komplexe Erfahrung verstanden. Sie äußert sich körperlich, kognitiv und im Verhalten. Angststörungen bei Kindern und Jugendlichen sind ernstzunehmende Störungen. Es gibt unterschiedliche Risikofaktoren auf der familiären Ebene, der kognitiven Ebene und im Bereich unterschiedlicher Lebensereignisse. Mit Lebensereignissen sind Augenblicke gemeint, in denen das Kind oder der Jugendliche eine extreme negative Erfahrung gemacht hat. Aufgrund dieser unterschiedlichsten Risikofaktoren gilt es als Lehrer, eine Sensibilität für Symptome möglicher Angstreaktionen zu entwickeln. Kinder werden ihre Gefühle je nach Alter direkt oder indirekt beschreiben können. In jedem Fall gilt es, Beobachtungen mit den Eltern bzw. anderen Lehrern abzugleichen und eventuell einen Therapeuten zur Behandlung aufzusuchen. Durch die Klassifikationsmöglichkeiten nach DSM-III und ICD-10 ist es heute möglich, nach einer genauen Diagnose und einer dazu passenden Behandlung weitere Folgen und eine Verfestigung der jeweiligen Angststörung zu verhindern.

Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

Author: Cecilia A. Essau
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135447039
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.