Introduction To Abnormal Child And Adolescent Psychology by Robert J. WeisIntroduction To Abnormal Child And Adolescent Psychology by Robert J. Weis

Introduction To Abnormal Child And Adolescent Psychology

byRobert J. Weis

Hardcover | October 18, 2013

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Introduction to Abnormal Child and Adolescent Psychology, Second Edition, adopts a developmental approach to understanding childhood disorders while successfully balancing the scientific aspects of child and adolescent psychopathology with vivid descriptions of how research findings are applied to help children and families in need. The text explores the emergence of disorders over time, describes the risk and protective factors that influence developmental processes and trajectories, and examines child psychopathology in the context of typical development. The new Second Edition has been thoroughly revised to include the new DSM-5 organization and diagnostic criteria as well as recent advances in the research literature. It has five main goals: to introduce students to developmental psychopathology; to foster critical thinking across multiple levels of analysis; to help students appreciate the interdependence of psychological research and clinical practice; to emphasize evidence-based treatment to connect the causes of disorders and the methods used to treat them; and to show students why understanding child psychopathology and its treatment will be important to them as future psychologists, social workers, educators, and parents.
Robert Weis completed his undergraduate education at the University of Chicago. He earned a PhD in clinical psychology, with specialization in developmental psychopathology, from the APA-accredited clinical training program at Northern Illinois University. Robert completed his predoctoral and postdoctoral work in clinical child and ped...
Title:Introduction To Abnormal Child And Adolescent PsychologyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:11 × 8.5 × 1.38 inPublished:October 18, 2013Publisher:Sage PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1452225257

ISBN - 13:9781452225258