Frontiers of Developmental Psychopathology

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

EditorMark F. Lenzenweger, Jeffery J. Haugaard

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In the last 15 years, the field of developmental psychopathology has made enormous strides in uncovering the mechanisms and processes underlying the emergence of mental illness and dysfunction. Interdisciplinary in nature, the field has engaged the efforts of scientists with orientationsranging from developmental psychology to psychobiology. In Frontiers of Developmental Psychopathology, the editors have brought together some of the field's most respected researchers--including Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Barbara A. Cornblatt, Richard A. Depue, and Marian Sigman--to discuss the latestresearch and to offer a perspective on where the field should be heading in the future. Focusing on topics as varied as schizophrenia, autism, depression, eating disorders, antisocial behavior, and personality disorders, each contributor offers a unique perspective on a particular subject, presentstheoretical guidelines that can be applied to a range of research endeavors, and suggests specific courses for research in the future. Frontiers of Developmental Psychopathology is a unique resource that represents a range of opinion one of the hottest topics in psychology today. It will beinvaluable to researchers and students of psychopathology, clinical psychology, developmental psychology, and psychiatry alike.

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In the last 15 years, the field of developmental psychopathology has made enormous strides in uncovering the mechanisms and processes underlying the emergence of mental illness and dysfunction. Interdisciplinary in nature, the field has engaged the efforts of scientists with orientationsranging from developmental psychology to psychobi...

Mark Lenzenweger and Jeffery J. Haugaard are both at Cornell University.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9.45 × 6.42 × 0.87 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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1. H.H. Goldsmith and I.I. Gottesman: Heritable Variability and Variable Heritability in Developmental Psychopathology2. Richard A. Depue, Paul F. Collins, and Monica Luciana: A Model of Neurobiological-Environmental Interaction in Developmental Psychopathology3. G.R. Patterson: Some Characteristics of a Developmental Theory for Early Onset Delinquency4. Barbara A. Cornblatt, Robert H. Dworkin, Lorraine E. Wolf, and L. Erlenmeyer-Kimling: Markers, Developmental Processes and Schizophrenia5. Jeanne Brooks-Gunn and Ilana Attie: Developmental Psychopathology in the Context of Adolescence6. Marian Sigman: Behavioral Research in Childhood Autism7. Sir Michael Rutter: Overview, Critique, Integration and Future Directions

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"A new and interesting addition to the burgeoning literature on developmental psychopathology....This brief and accessible collection of papers is well worth reading..."--Contemporary Psychology