The Child Clinician's Handbook by William G. KronenbergerThe Child Clinician's Handbook by William G. Kronenberger

The Child Clinician's Handbook

byWilliam G. Kronenberger, Robert G. Meyer


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A practical, clinical resource that shows practitioners how to assess and treat childhood mental disorders in an office or hospital setting. This book focuses on the diagnosis, evaluation, testing, and treatment of childhood mental disorders, integrating major advances in theory and research. A unified organizational structure for each major disorder presents descriptions of the disorder, sample assessments, and treatment sections, resulting in a practical text and professional reference. For child psychologists.

Title:The Child Clinician's HandbookFormat:HardcoverDimensions:557 pages, 9.4 × 7.6 × 1.6 inLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0205296211

ISBN - 13:9780205296217

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Table of Contents

1.Diagnosis, Assessment, and Treatment in Clinical Practice.



Some Assumptions.

Basic Organization.


2.Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.

3.Disruptive Behavior Disorders.

Oppositional Defiant Disorder.

Conduct Disorder.

4.Elimination Disorders.



5.Mood Disorders.

Bipolar Disorder and Cyclothymic Disorder.

Major Depressive Disorder and Dysthymic Disorder.

6.Anxiety Disorders.

Separation Anxiety Disorder.

Specific Phobia.

Social Phobia.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.

Generalized Anxiety Disorder.

7.Eating Disorders.

Anorexia Nervosa.

Bulimia Nervosa.


Rumination Disorder.

Feeding Disorder of Infancy or Early Childhood.

8.Somatoform Disorders.

Somatoform Disorders.

Conversion Disorder.

Pain Disorder.

Hypochondriasis, Somatization Disorder and Undifferentiated Somatoform Disorder.

Body Dysmorphic Disorder.


Schizophrenia and Psychosis.

10.Pervasive Developmental Disorders.

Rett's Disorder.

Childhood Disintegrative Disorder.

Asperger's Disorder.

Autistic Disorder.

11.Learning, Motor Skills, and Communication Disorders.

Motor Skills Disorder.

Communication Disorders.

Learning Disorders.

12.Mental Retardation.

Mental Retardation.

13.Tic Disorders.

Tic Disorders.

14.Selective Mutism.

Selective Mutism.

15.Gender Identity Disorder.

Gender Identity Disorder.

16.Reactive Attachment Disorder.

Reactive Attachment Disorder.

Appendix A: Child Clinician's Intake Summary Form (CISF)

Appendix B: Semistructured Mental Status Examination (SMSE)

Appendix C: Sample Parent Behavior Modification Training Handouts

From Our Editors

Focussing on the identification, evaluation, testing and treatment of childhood mental disorders, the second edition of William G. Kronenberger and Robert G. Meyer’s text assists child psychologists assess a patient's condition in both office and hospital environments. A practical and professional text, the second edition of The Child Clinician’s Handbook presents a comprehensive listing of disorders, symptoms and treatments to provide a useful reference.