Handbook of Depression in Children and Adolescents

Hardcover | November 30, 1994

EditorWilliam M. Reynolds, Hugh F. Johnston

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This unique handbook provides comprehensive coverage of current studies in child and adolescent psychology and psychiatry that pertain to depression in young people. Contributions from leading psychologists and psychiatrists offers a variety of perspectives on the nature, characteristics, evaluation, and treatment of depression in children and adolescents. Papers discuss developmental models of depression, assessment procedures, psychological and pharmacological treatments, and suicidal behaviors.

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This unique handbook provides comprehensive coverage of current studies in child and adolescent psychology and psychiatry that pertain to depression in young people. Contributions from leading psychologists and psychiatrists offers a variety of perspectives on the nature, characteristics, evaluation, and treatment of depression in...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:640 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.01 inPublished:November 30, 1994Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306447428

ISBN - 13:9780306447426

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Table of Contents

Introduction and General Issues: The Nature and Study of Depression in Children and Adolescents; W.M. Reynolds, H.F. Johnston. Phenomenology and Epidemiology of Mood Disorders in Children and Adolescents; E.O. Poznanski, H.B. Mokros. Theories and Models of Depression: Dynamic and Interpersonal Theories of Depression; J.R. Bemporad. Cognitive and Behavioral Correlates of Childhood Depression: A Developmental Perspective; N.J. Kaslow, et al. Approaches to Assessment and Diagnosis: Classification and Diagnostic Criteria of Depression in Children and Adolescents; D. Sherak, et al. Evalution of Depression in Children and Adolescents Using Diagnostic Clinical Interviews; K. Hodges. Treatment Approaches: Psychological Treatment Approaches for Depression in Children; K.D. Stark, et al. Psychological Approaches to the Treatment of Depression in Adolescents; P.M. Lewinsohn, et al. Depression in Special Populations: Depression in Infants; P.V. Trad. Selected Topics in the Study of Depression in Young People: Maltreatment and Childhood Depression; G. Downey, et al. 15 additional articles. Index.

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`The editors should be commeneded for inviting and coordinating the efforts of such distinguished figures in the field; nearly every major name in the field is present...every professional interesed in the mental health of children...will be eager to acquire this book.' Contemporary Psychology `A useful compilation of diverse perspectives and findings on a topic that has only recently begun to attract attention and study that it merits. Clinicians, researchers, and teachers are likely to find in it both familiar territory as well as opportunities for exploration of new topics.' Child & Family Behavior Therapy