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Author Wicks-Nelson, Rita, 1933-

Title Behavior disorders of childhood / Rita Wicks-Nelson, Allen C. Israel.

Published Upper Saddle River, New Jersey : Prentice Hall, 2003.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  618.9289 WICK    AVAILABLE
Physical description xx, 553 pages ; 26 cm
Contents What is Disordered Behavior? 2 -- How Common are Behavioral Disorders of Youth? 6 -- Are Developmental Level and Disorders Related? 7 -- Gender Differences: Who Is at Greater Risk? 8 -- Historical Influences 10 -- Current Themes and Emphases 16 -- Clinical Work with Young Clients 17 -- 2 Disordered Behavior: The Developmental Psychopathology Perspective 21 -- Taking a Perspective 22 -- Developmental Psychopathology: An Overview 22 -- What is Development? 23 -- How Development Occurs: Multicausality 24 -- Searching for Causal Processes 24 -- Pathways of Development 25 -- Risk and Resilience 27 -- Continuity and Change 32 -- Examples from Developmental Psychopathology 33 -- 3 Influences and Risks In the Developmental Process 40 -- Brain and Nervous System: Basic Structure and Function 41 -- Nervous System and Risk for Disordered Behavior 43 -- Genetic Context 46 -- Learning and Cognition 50 -- Sociocultural Context: An Overview 53 -- Family Context, Divorce, and Maltreatment 53 -- Peers 63 -- Community and Societal Context 65 -- 4 Research: Its Role and Methods 72 -- Fundamentals of Research 73 -- Basic Methods of Research 76 -- Quantitative and Qualitative Strategies 83 -- Cross-Sectional, Longitudinal, and Sequential Strategies 86 -- Retrospective and Prospective Strategies 87 -- Epidemiology 88 -- Ethnical Issues in Research 90 -- 5 Classification, Assessment, and Treatment 95 -- Classification and Diagnosis 95 -- Assessment 104 -- Treatment 113 -- 6 Anxiety Disorders 120 -- An Introduction to Internalizing Disorders 120 -- Defining and Classifying Anxiety Disorders 121 -- Specific Phobias 122 -- Social Phobia 125 -- Separation Anxiety and School Refusal 128 -- Generalized Anxiety Disorder 132 -- Panic Attacks and Panic Disorder 134 -- Reactions to Traumatic Events 136 -- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder 140 -- Etiology of Anxiety Disorders 143 -- Assessment of Anxiety Disorders 146 -- Treatment of Anxiety Disorders 148 -- 7 Mood Disorders 155 -- What Is Depression? 156 -- Classification of Mood Disorders 159 -- Epidemiology 161 -- Developmental Course 164 -- Influences on the Development of Mood Disorders 166 -- Suicide 176 -- Assessment of Depression 181 -- Treatment of Mood Disorders 182 -- 8 Conduct Disorders 189 -- Description and Classification 189 -- A Trio of Conduct-Related Behaviors: Violence, Bullying, Substance Use/Abuse 197 -- Epidemiology 204 -- Developmental Course 205 -- Etiology 210 -- Assessment 220 -- Treatment 222 -- 9 Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder 231 -- Changing Ideas About ADHD 231 -- Current Classification and Diagnosis 232 -- Primary Clinical Features 233 -- Associated Characteristics 236 -- DSM-IV Subtypes of ADHD 238 -- Conceptualizing ADHD 239 -- Co-Occurring Externalizing and Internalizing Disorders 241 -- Epidemiology 244 -- Etiology 245 -- Developmental Course and Outcome 249 -- Assessment 251 -- Treatment 254 -- 10 Learning and Language Disorders 263 -- Unusual Abilities, Unmet Needs 264 -- Definitional Concerns 265 -- Language Disorders 266 -- Learning Disorders: Reading, Writing, Arithmetic 272 -- Social and Behavioral Problems 278 -- Motivational Factors 281 -- Etiology of Language and Reading Disorders 282 -- Assessing Language and Learning Disorders 286 -- Interventions for Language and Learning Disorders 286 -- Educational Issues 290 -- 11 Mental Retardation 296 -- Definition and Classification 297 -- Epidemiology 300 -- Nature of Intelligence 301 -- Adaptive Functioning 304 -- Characteristics of Youth with Retardation 305 -- Etiology and Risks for Retardation 307 -- Developmental Course and Considerations 314 -- Family Coping and Accommodation 315 -- Assessment 318 -- Treatment 321 -- 12 Autism and Schizophrenia 330 -- A Bit of History: Autism and Schizophrenia 330 -- Autistic Disorder 331 -- Schizophrenia 353 -- 13 Disorders of Basic Physical Functions 365 -- Problems of Elimination 366 -- Sleep Problems 370 -- Problems of Eating 377 -- 14 Psychological Factors Affecting Medical Condition 395 -- Historical Context 395 -- Psychological and Family Influences on Medical Conditions 396 -- Consequences of Chronic Conditions 400 -- Facilitating Medical Treatment 406 -- Dying Child 417 -- 15 Evolving Concerns for Youth 421 -- Preventing Behavioral Disorder 422 -- Who Cares for Children: Family Issues 430 -- Mental Health Services for Youth 438 -- Youth in the Global Society 440.
Summary This comprehensive book about childhood behavior disorders provides a sensitive and thorough examination of numerous disorders, discussing their central issues, descriptions, clinical and research information, and treatment approaches. Rich with illustrations and examples, it stresses empirically-supported treatments and the prevention of behavior problems, and provides up-to-date information about cultural and social concerns, including the effects of abuse, poverty, and divorce. This comprehensive book about childhood psychopathology begins with a complete introduction to the field, and then goes on to cover such topics as influences and risks in the developmental process; current research in the field; classification, assessment, and treatment; anxiety disorders; mood disorders; conduct disorders; language and learning disorders; attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder; mental retardation; and autism and schizophrenia.
Other author Israel, Allen C.
Subject Behavior disorders in children.
Problem children.
ISBN 0130987840