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Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

Child and Adolescent Psychopathology
A Casebook

Fifth Edition

July 2021 | 680 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Child and Adolescent Psychopathology: A Casebook, Fifth Edition provides students with an opportunity to gain deeper insight into a wide range of disorders within the context of the diagnostic framework of the DSM-5. This supplemental textbook provides an abundance of "real life" cases which demonstrate methods in assessing and treating a wide spectrum of child and adolescent psychopathologies in a variety of settings. Each case presents an opportunity to practice and develop clinical skills in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of childhood disorders from a number of theoretical perspectives and at various levels of interest and expertise. The book features current trends in assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and research. It is an ideal hands-on resource for a child and adolescent psychopathology course. The Fifth Edition includes a new case study on depression, expanded coverage of trauma-related disorders, a new glossary, and updated assessment materials and references throughout.
1 Introduction: Understanding the Complexities of Child and Adolescent Psychopathology
2 Introduction to Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Part A: Problems of Attention and Specific Learning Disorders
Part B: Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Intellectual Disabilities
3 Introduction to Disruptive Behavior Disorders
4 Introduction to Anxiety and Compulsive Disorders
5 Introduction to Problems of Mood: Depression and Bipolar Disorders
6 Introduction to Disorders of Emotion and Behavior Dysregulation
7 Introduction to Traumatic and Stress-Related Disorders

Sample Materials & Chapters