Abnormal Child Psychology

Author by : Eric J Mash
Languange : en
Publisher by : Cengage Learning
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Description : Through a thoughtful and accurate balance of developmental, clinical-diagnostic, and experimental approaches to child and adolescent psychopathology, Eric Mash and David Wolfe's ABNORMAL CHILD PSYCHOLOGY remains the most authoritative, scholarly, and comprehensive book in its market. This edition has been organized and updated to reflect DSM-5 categories, as well as dimensional approaches to classification and evidence-based assessment and treatment. Accessible to a broad range of readers, the book traces the developmental course of each disorder. It also shows how child psychopathology involves biological, psychological, and sociocultural factors interacting with a child's environment. Case histories, case examples, and first-person accounts are at the heart of the text, illustrating the categorical and dimensional approaches used to describe disorders and bringing life to the theories discussed. The authors also consistently illustrate how troubled children behave in their natural settings: homes, schools, and communities. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


Abnormal Child Psychology International Edition

Author by : Eric Mash
Languange : en
Publisher by : Cengage Learning
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Description : This book’s thoughtful and accurate balance of developmental, clinical-diagnostic, and experimental approaches to child and adolescent psychopathology is accessible to a broad range of readers. Up-to-date and forward-looking, the book continues to provide the most authoritative, scholarly, and comprehensive coverage of these subjects, tracing the developmental course of each disorder and showing how biological, psychological, and sociocultural factors interact with a child’s environment. Coverage includes the DSM-IV-TR and dimensional approaches to classification as well as evidence-based assessment and treatment, contemporary research, and the latest theories related to the predominantly inattentive ADHD subtype, early-onset and the developmental propensity model of conduct disorder, the triple vulnerability model of anxiety, the tripartite model in children, depression, and autism. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


Understanding Abnormal Child Psychology

Author by : Vicky Phares
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Description : In Understanding Abnormal Child Psychology, students will learn about both normative and abnormal development throughout children’s lives. If they already love children, this book should provide them with a glimpse into what makes children “tick” and how their behavior can give us a clue as to their individual functioning. After reading this book, students may grow to love children even more. If they are not that fond of children, at the very least this book will help students learn to appreciate children for who they are. Instead of groaning the next time they hear a child screaming in the movie theatre concession line, they might learn to pay attention to what happens when the child screams and how the parents handle the child’s request (e.g., Does the 5-year-old get to have her own large-size popcorn all to herself or does the parent set limits and give the child more appropriate choices like the children’s size popcorn?).


Introduction To Abnormal Child And Adolescent Psychology

Author by : Robert Weis
Languange : en
Publisher by : SAGE Publications
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Description : Robert Weis' third edition of Introduction to Abnormal Child and Adolescent Psychology adopts a developmental psychopathology approach to understanding child disorders. Using case studies, this perspective examines the emergence of disorders over time, pays special attention to risk and protective factors that influence developmental processes and trajectories, and examines child psychopathology in the context of normal development. Designed to be flexible via its focused modular organization, the text reflects the latest changes to the DSM (DSM 5, 2013) and is updated with new research and developments in the field.


Abnormal Child Psychology

Author by : Eric J. Mash
Languange : en
Publisher by : Wadsworth Publishing Company
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Description : In this current and scholarly text, authors Eric Mash and David Wolfe achieve a balance between developmental, clinical-diagnostic, and experimental approaches to child and adolescent psychopathology. The book traces the developmental course of each disorder and shows how biological, psychological, and sociocultural factors interact with the child's environment. First-person accounts and cases enrich the reader's understanding of what children and adolescents with disorders experience, emphasizing the strengths of individual children. Case materials are integrated throughout each chapter to help students understand the chapter's key topics. Engaging "first-person" accounts frequently introduce the chapters and reflect the authors' clinical experience. In every disorder chapter, the authors present an overview of the most empirically supported approaches to intervention. The authors discuss the unique as well as general aspects of major intervention strategies for each disorder. The authors pay attention to risk and protective factors and the conditions that lead to effective coping in some children, despite adverse early circumstances. The authors have organized the book into logical five-part structure: Understanding Abnormal Child Psychology, Behavioral Disorders (ADHD and disruptive behavior disorders), Emotional Disorders (anxiety and mood disorders), Developmental and Learning Disorders (mental retardation, autism, childhood-onset schizophrenia, and communication and learning disorders), and Problems Related to Physical and Mental Health (health-related disorders, eating disorders, and child abuse and neglect). This organization provides students with a framework for understanding the disorders that will enhance their mastery of the material.


Understanding Abnormal Child Psychology 3rd Edition

Author by : Vicky Phares
Languange : en
Publisher by : Wiley Global Education
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Description : "Understanding Abnormal Child Psychology, 3rd edition emphasizes developmental psychopathology as a means for understanding and treating abnormal behavior in children. The text emphasizes strengths and healthy outcomes as a means for designing effective therapies to help children and families, as well as focusing on prevention as a cornerstone of managing child behavior. Throughout this book, special attention is given to issues of diversity, inclusion, and understanding. The text also examines the relationships between children and their fathers as well as with other primary figures within families (i.e., siblings, step-parents, care-taking grandparents, foster parents, etc.). The Third Edition has been updated to include DSM-5"--


Abnormal Child Psychology

Author by : Linda Wilmshurst
Languange : en
Publisher by : Taylor & Francis
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Description : Abnormal Child Psychology: A Developmental Perspective is intended for undergraduate and Masters-level students enrolled in courses in Abnormal Child and Adolescent Psychology. Written from a developmental perspective, the book is organized around five prominent and recurring themes: the course of normal development proceeds in an orderly and predictable direction; maladaptive behaviors represent deviations from the normal path; maladaptive behavior is represented by a continuum of severity (symptoms, syndromes, disorders) based on the degree to which behaviors deviate from the norm; individual, interpersonal, contextual and cultural factors interact in a reciprocal way to influence normal development and abnormal deviations; theoretical input from diverse perspectives can guide our understanding of underlying processes that precipitate and maintain behaviors and the different developmental pathways that might result. The text provides students with a learning model which incorporates three essential cornerstones, which are pivotal to understanding child and adolescent psychopathology: the K3 paradigm that consists of knowledge of developmental expectations, knowledge of the sources of influence, and knowledge of the theoretical models. Each chapter opens with a case illustration to highlight the themes of the material that follows. The chapters conclude with a Summary Review, Glossary of New Terms and a Set of Review Questions.


Understanding Abnormal Child Psychology

Author by : Vicky Phares
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
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Total Read : 76
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Description : Now in its second edition, this comprehensive book explores developmental psychopathology as a means for understanding and treating abnormal behavior in children. It covers the strengths and healthy outcomes as a means for designing effective therapies to help children and families, while also focusing on prevention as a cornerstone of managing child behavior. Special attention is also given to issues of diversity, inclusion, and understanding.


Essentials Of Abnormal Child Psychology

Author by : Ernest Harms
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Description : "This book is a result of the author's study of abnormal human behavior. The most successful and significant work of the author have been described in a number of papers published here and abroad over the last twenty years, and it is of these papers, slightly revised, that this book is mainly composed. Part One is concerned with the nature and origins of mental abnormalities in children, while Part Two discusses their treatment and cure." (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2007 APA, all rights reserved)