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

by John R. Z. Abela
Editor Benjamin L. Hankin

Guilford Publications | November 15, 2007 | Hardcover

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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.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 529 pages, 19.41 × 7 × 0.98 in

Published: November 15, 2007

Publisher: Guilford Publications

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1593855826

ISBN - 13: 9781593855826

Found in: Health and Well Being
Appropriate for ages: 6 - adult

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

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

by John R. Z. Abela
Editor Benjamin L. Hankin

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 529 pages, 19.41 × 7 × 0.98 in

Published: November 15, 2007

Publisher: Guilford Publications

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1593855826

ISBN - 13: 9781593855826

About the Book

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.

Table of Contents

I. Introduction and Epidemiology of Depression1. Depression in Children and Adolescents: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention,John R. Z. AbelaandBenjamin L. Hankin2. Epidemiology of Depression in Children and Adolescents,Shelli Avenevoli, Erin Knight, Ronald C. Kessler,andKathleen Ries MerikangasII. Etiology of Depression3. Cognitive Vulnerability to Depression in Children and Adolescents: A Developmental Psychopathology Perspective,John R. Z. AbelaandBenjamin L. Hankin4. A Developmental Perspective on Interpersonal Theories of Youth Depression,Karen D. Rudolph, Megan Flynn,andJamie L. Abaied5. Biological Vulnerability to Depression,Amélie Nantel-VivierandRobert O. Pihl6. New Behavioral Genetic Approaches to Depression in Childhood and Adolescence,Jennifer Y. F. LauandThalia C. Eley7. Emotion Regulation and Risk for Depression,C. Emily DurbinandDaphna M. ShafirIII. Treatment of Depression8. Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Depression during Childhood and Adolescence,Mark A. ReineckeandGolda S. Ginsburg9. Psychopharmacological Treatment of Depression in Children and Adolescents,Eric FombonneandSuzanne Zinck10. Treatment of Childhood Depression: The ACTION Treatment Program,Kevin D. Stark, Jennifer Hargrave, Brooke Hersh,Michelle Greenberg, Jenny Herren,andMelissa Fisher11. Positive Psychotherapy for Young Adults and Children,Tayyab RashidandAfroze Anjum12. Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Treatment and Prevention of Adolescent Depression,Jami F. YoungandLaura MufsonIV. Prevention
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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.

About the Author

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 psychologist, Dr. Abela was a two-time recipient of the Young Investigator Award from the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression, among many other awards. Benjamin L. Hankin, PhD, is Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Denver. Previously he was on the faculty of the Department of Psychology at the University of South Carolina. Dr. Hankin is a developmental psychopathologist interested in vulnerability and stress models to depression. His work has been recognized with awards including, most recently, the American Psychological Association's Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology.

Appropriate for ages: 6 - adult