Child and Adolescent Psychological Disorders: A Comprehensive Textbook

Hardcover | January 1, 1999

EditorSandra D. Netherton, Deborah Holmes, C. Eugene Walker

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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 providesbrief 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 formental 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 andpsychiatry. 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 PsychologicalDisorders: A Comprehensive Textbook is also an excellent reference for practitioners.

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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 providesbrief descriptions of mental disorders in ter...

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Format:HardcoverPublished:January 1, 1999Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Sandra D. Netherton, C. Eugene Walker: Brief History of the DSM-IV and ICD-102. Fred J. Biasini, Lisa Grupe, Lisa Huffman, and Norman W. Bray: Mental Retardation: A Symptom and a Syndrome3. Jean C. Elbert: Learning and Motor Skills Disorders4. Lynn C. Richman and Kevin M. Wood: Psychological Assessment and Treatment of Communication Disorders: Childhood Language Subtypes5. Darold A. Treffert: Pervasive Developmental Disorders6. Arthur D. Anastopoulos: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder7. Thomas S. Altepeter and John N. Korger: Disruptive Behavior: Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder8. Thomas R. Linscheid and Laura Bennett Murphy: Feeding Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood9. Lee H. Matthews and Michael D. Chafetz: Tic Disorders and Stereotypic Movement Disorders10. Michael C. Luxem and Edward R. Christophersen: Elimination Disorders11. Kevin R. Krull and Rosario Castillo: Organic Symptoms12. Mari Radzik, Brandi Freeman, and Richard G. Mackenzie: Substance-Related Disorders13. Nadine J. Kaslow, Shannon S. Croft, and Carrie A. Hatcher: Depression and Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents14. Christopher A. Kearney and Diane Wadiak: Anxiety Disorders15. Loren Pankratz: Factitious Disorders and Factitious Disorders by Proxy16. John V. Campo and Manuel D. Reich: Somatoform Disorders17. Heather R. Wallach and Stephen J. Dollinger: Dissociative Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence18. Kenneth J. Zucker and Susan J. Bradley: Gender Identity Disorders and Transvestic Fetishes19. Stacey Steinberg Nye and Craig L. Johnson: Eating Disorders20. Charles R. Carlson and Matthew J. Cordova: Sleep Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence21. Steven D. Thurber and Robert A. Dahmes: Impulse Control Disorders Not Elsewhere Classified22. Stacy Overstreet, Chad C. Nelson, and E. Wayne Holden: Adjustment Disorders in Children and Adolescents23. Sula Wolff: Personality Disorders24. Charles M. Borduin, Cindy M. Schaeffer, and Naamith Heiblum: Relational Problems: The Social Context of Child and Adolescent Disorders25. John R. Lutzker, Kathryn M. Bigelow, Cynthia Cupit Swenson, Ronald M. Doctor, and Maria Lynn Kessler: Problems Related to Child Abuse and Neglect26. Gary R. Geffken, Linda Monaco, James R. Rodrigue: Psychological Factors Affecting Medical Conditions27. Heather Huszti and Roberta Olson: NoncomplianceIndex

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