Handbook of Depression in Children and Adolescents: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Hardcover | November 15, 2007

byJohn R. Z. AbelaEditorBenjamin L. Hankin

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This timely, authoritative volume provides an integrative review of current knowledge on child and adolescent depression, covering everything from epidemiology and neurobiology to evidence-based treatment and prevention. From foremost scientist-practitioners, the book is organized within a developmental psychopathology framework that elucidates the factors that put certain children at risk and what can be done to help. Proven intervention models are discussed in step-by-step detail, with coverage of cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal, and pharmacological approaches, among others. Special topics include sex differences in depression, understanding and managing suicidality, and the intergenerational transmission of depression.

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This timely, authoritative volume provides an integrative review of current knowledge on child and adolescent depression, covering everything from epidemiology and neurobiology to evidence-based treatment and prevention. From foremost scientist-practitioners, the book is organized within a developmental psychopathology framework that e...

John R. Z. Abela, PhD, was Professor of Psychology at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, until his death in 2010. Previously he was a faculty member in the Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry at McGill University and Director of the Cognitive Behavior Therapy Clinic at Montreal Children's Hospital. A clinical psychologis...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:529 pages, 19.41 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:November 15, 2007Publisher:Guilford PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1593855826

ISBN - 13:9781593855826

Appropriate for ages: 6 - adult

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Table of Contents

I. Introduction and Epidemiology of Depression

1. Depression in Children and Adolescents: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention,John R. Z. AbelaandBenjamin L. Hankin

2. Epidemiology of Depression in Children and Adolescents,Shelli Avenevoli, Erin Knight, Ronald C. Kessler,andKathleen Ries Merikangas

II. Etiology of Depression

3. Cognitive Vulnerability to Depression in Children and Adolescents: A Developmental Psychopathology Perspective,John R. Z. AbelaandBenjamin L. Hankin

4. A Developmental Perspective on Interpersonal Theories of Youth Depression,Karen D. Rudolph, Megan Flynn,andJamie L. Abaied

5. Biological Vulnerability to Depression,Amélie Nantel-VivierandRobert O. Pihl

6. New Behavioral Genetic Approaches to Depression in Childhood and Adolescence,Jennifer Y. F. LauandThalia C. Eley

7. Emotion Regulation and Risk for Depression,C. Emily DurbinandDaphna M. Shafir

III. Treatment of Depression

8. Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Depression during Childhood and Adolescence,Mark A. ReineckeandGolda S. Ginsburg

9. Psychopharmacological Treatment of Depression in Children and Adolescents,Eric FombonneandSuzanne Zinck

10. Treatment of Childhood Depression: The ACTION Treatment Program,Kevin D. Stark, Jennifer Hargrave, Brooke Hersh,Michelle Greenberg, Jenny Herren,andMelissa Fisher

11. Positive Psychotherapy for Young Adults and Children,Tayyab RashidandAfroze Anjum

12. Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Treatment and Prevention of Adolescent Depression,Jami F. YoungandLaura Mufson

IV. Prevention of Depression

13. Preventing Depression in Early Adolescence: The Penn Resiliency Program,Jane E. Gillham, Steven M. Brunwasser,andDerek R.Freres

14. Integrating Individual and Whole-School Change Approaches in the Prevention of Depression in Adolescents,Susan H. Spence

15. Positive Youth Development Programs: An Alternative Approach to the Prevention of Depression in Children and Adolescents,Chad McWhinnie, John R. Z. Abela, Nora Hilmy,andIlyanFerrer

V. Special Populations

16. Sex Differences in Child and Adolescent Depression: A Developmental Psychopathological Approach,Benjamin L. Hankin, Emily Wetter,andCatherine Cheely

17. Children of Depressed Mothers: Implications for the Etiology, Treatment, and Prevention of Depression in Children and Adolescents,Sherryl H. GoodmanandErin Tully

18. Suicidal Behavior in Youth,Kimberly A. Van Orden, Tracy K. Witte, Edward A.Selby, Theodore W. Bender,andThomas E. Joiner, Jr.

19. Child Abuse and Neglect and the Development of Depression in Children and Adolescents,Kate L. HarknessandMargaret N. Lumley