Understanding Abnormal Child Psychology

ISBN-10: 0471724114
ISBN-13: 9780471724117
Edition: 2nd 2008 (Revised)
Authors: Vicky Phares
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List price: $219.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/27/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 566
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.794
Language: English

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.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Foundations
Conceptualizations of Normality and Abnormality in Children and Adolescents
Normality and Abnormality in Children and Adolescents
History of Understanding Abnormal Child Behavior
More Recent Diagnostic Classification Systems
Reliability and Validity of Diagnostic Categories
Children in the School System
Disorders in the Future of DSM
Advantages and Disadvantages of DSM-IV
Differences between Categorical and Dimensional Understanding of Behavior
Prevalence of Children's and Adolescents' Problem Behavior
Epidemiological Rates Based on the Categorical Approach
Epidemiological Rates Based on the Dimensional Approach
How Children's Environments Influence Their Behavior
Different Perspectives on Problems
Troubled Families Rather Than Troubled Children
Summary and Key Concepts
Key Terms
Suggested Readings
Suggested Viewings
Theories of Normality and Abnormality in Children and Adolescents
The Importance of Theory
Psychodynamic Theory
Genetic and Biological Theories of Developmental Psychopathology
Behavioral Genetics
Behavioral Theories and Developmental Psychopathology
Cognitive-Behavioral Theories and Developmental Psychopathology
Theories of Family Functioning and Abnormal Behavior in Children and Adolescents
The Influence of Social Context on the Development and Maintenance of Problem Behavior
The Overarching Theory of Developmental Psychopathology
Summary and Key Concepts
Key Terms
Suggested Readings
Suggested Viewings
Research Methods in the Study of Developmental Psychopathology
Research Methodologies That Are Utilized in the Study of Developmental Psychopathology
Experimental Designs
Quasi-Experimental Designs
Correlational Designs
Case Studies and Single-Subject Designs
High-Risk Designs
Behavioral Genetics Designs
Time Frame of the Research Study
Cross-Sectional Research
Prospective Longitudinal Research
Accelerated Longitudinal Research
The Actual Process of Research
Choosing a Research Topic and Identifying Hypotheses
Choosing a Sample
Choosing Psychometrically Sound Measures
Collecting Data
Data Analyses
Writing Up, Presenting, and Publishing the Results
Continuing the Research Process
Choosing Appropriate Samples of Participants
Locations of Research on Developmental Psychopathology
School-Based Research
Hospital-Based and Clinic-Based Research
Community-Based Research
Laboratory-Based Research
Research Sites in the Future
Quantitative Research and Qualitative Research
Areas in Need of Further Study in Developmental Psychopathology
Ethics of Conducting Research
Summary and Key Concepts
Key Terms
Suggested Readings
Suggested Viewings
Assessment and Therapeutic Interventions with Children, Adolescents, and Families
Assessments
Multiaxial Assessment of Children and Adolescents
Interviews with Children and Their Parents
Unstructured Interviews
Semistructured Interviews
Structured Interviews
Behavioral Assessment
Behavioral Observation
Functional Assessment
Self-Monitoring
Checklists and Rating Scales
Broad Measures
Measures of Competence and Adaptive Functioning
Personality Assessment
Personality Inventories
Projective Measures
Family Assessment
Assessing Intellectual Functioning and Academic Achievement
Educational Assessment
Neuropsychological Assessment
Therapeutic Interventions
Settings Where Interventions Are Conducted
Psychodynamic Therapies
Behavioral Therapies
Child-Oriented Interventions
Parent-Oriented Interventions
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies
Family Systems Therapies
Psychopharmacological Interventions
Effectiveness of Therapeutic Interventions
Prevention Programs That Work
Professional Ethics in Assessment and Interventions
Competence
Multiple Relationships
Informed Consent
Confidentiality
Summary and Key Concepts
Key Terms
Suggested Readings
Suggested Viewings
Risk and Protective Factors
Risk Factors and Issues of Prevention
Temperament and Attachment
Genetic Predisposition
Parental Psychopathology
Parental Loss Due to Death
Interparental Conflict
Child Physical Abuse
Child Sexual Abuse
Child Psychological Maltreatment
Family Dysfunction
Inadequate Educational Resources
Poverty and Low Socioeconomic Status
Violence within the Community
Summary and Key Concepts
Key Terms
Suggested Readings
Suggested Viewings
Protective Factors and Issues of Prevention 158
Characteristics within the Child
Adaptable Temperament
Good Cognitive Abilities
Effective Emotional and Behavioral Regulation Strategies
Positive View of Self (Self-Confidence, High Self-Esteem, Self-Efficacy)
Other Protective Characteristics within the Child
Characteristics within the Family
Stable and Supportive Home Environment
Faith and Religious Affiliations
Other Protective Characteristics within the Family
Characteristics within the Community
Connections to Caring Adult Mentors and Prosocial Peers
High Neighborhood Quality
Effective Schools
Other Protective Factors within the Community
Characteristics within the Culture or Society
Summary and Key Concepts
Key Terms
Suggested Readings
Suggested Viewings
Internalizing Problems
Mood Disorders, Depressive Syndromes, and Depressive Moods
Anaclitic Depression and Failure to Thrive in Infancy
Masked Depression
Major Depressive Disorder
Prevalence Rates
Comorbidity
Course of the Disorder
Etiology
Treatment
Prevention
Child and Adolescent Suicide
Dysthymic Disorder
Bipolar Disorder and Cyclothymic Disorder
Depression Conceptualized in a Dimensional Manner
Risk Factors
Protective Factors
Summary and Key Concepts
Key Terms
Suggested Readings
Suggested Viewings
Anxiety Disorders and Problems with Anxiety
Separation Anxiety Disorder
Prevalence Rates
Specific Phobias
Prevalence Rates
Social Phobia
Prevalence Rates
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Prevalence Rates
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Prevalence Rates
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Prevalence Rates
Selective Mutism
Prevalence Rates
All Anxiety Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence
Comorbidity
Course of the Disorder
Etiology
Treatment
Prevention
Anxiety Conceptualized in a Dimensional Manner
Risk Factors
Protective Factors
Summary and Key Concepts
Key Terms
Suggested Readings
Suggested Viewings
Externalizing Problems
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Related Problems
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Prevalence Rates
Comorbidity
Course of the Disorder
Etiology
Treatment
Prevention
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Conceptualized in a Dimensional Manner
Risk Factors
Protective Factors
Summary and Key Concepts
Key Terms
Suggested Readings
Suggested Viewings
Disruptive Disorders, Oppositional Problems, and Conduct Problems
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Prevalence Rates
Conduct Disorder
Prevalence Rates
Antisocial Personalty Disorder
Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder
Comorbidity
Courses of the Disorders
Etiology
Treatment
Prevention
Oppositional Problems and Conduct Problems Conceptualized in a Dimensional Manner
Risk Factors
Protective Factors
Summary and Key Concepts
Key Terms
Suggested Readings
Suggested Viewings
Alcohol and Substance Use, Abuse, and Dependence
Alcohol Abuse, Alcohol Dependence, Substance Abuse, and Substance Dependence
Prevalence Rates
Comorbidity
Course of the Disorder
Etiology
Treatment
Prevention
Alcohol and Substance Use and Abuse Conceptualized in a Dimensional Manner
Risk Factors
Protective Factors
Nicotine
Summary and Key Concepts
Key Terms
Suggested Readings
Suggested Viewings
Other Problems
Pervasive Developmental Disorders and Schizophrenia in Childhood and Adolescence
Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Autistic Disorder
Prevalence Rates
Comorbidity
Course of the Disorder
Etiology
Treatment
Prevention
Asperger's Disorder
Other Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Pervasive Developmental Disorders Conceptualized in a Dimensional Manner
Risk Factors
Protective Factors
Schizophrenia
Prevalence Rates
Comorbidity
Course of the Disorder
Etiology
Treatment
Prevention
Schizophrenia Conceptualized in a Dimensional Manner
Risk Factors
Protective Factors
Summary and Key Concepts
Key Terms
Suggested Readings
Suggested Viewings
Learning Disorders and Developmental Disabilities
Learning Disorders
Prevalence Rates
Comorbidity
Course of the Disorder
Etiology
Treatment
Prevention
Learning Disorders and Learning Problems Conceptualized in a Dimensional Manner
Risk Factors
Protective Factors
Developmental Disabilities
Prevalence Rates
Comorbidity
Course of the Disorder
Etiology
Treatment
Prevention
Developmental Disabilities Conceptualized in a Dimensional Manner
Risk Factors
Protective Factors
Summary and Key Concepts
Key Terms
Suggested Readings
Suggested Viewings
Pediatric Psychology and Health Psychology for Children and Adolescents
Pediatric Psychology
Eating Disorders and Obesity
Anorexia Nervosa
Prevalence Rates
Bulimia Nervosa
Prevalence Rates
Comorbidity of Eating Disorders
Course of the Disorders
Etiology of Eating Disorders
Treatment of Eating Disorders
Prevention of Eating Disorders
Dimensional Conceptualizations of Body Image Problems
Obesity
Feeding Disorders
Elimination Disorders
Enuresis
Prevalence Rates
Other Characteristics of Enuresis
Encopresis
Prevalence Rates
Other Characteristics of Encopresis
Dimensional Conceptualizations of Elimination Disorders
Somatoform Disorders and Factitious Disorders
Dimensional Conceptualizations of Somatoform and Factitious Disorders
Genetic Chromosomal Disorders
Other Disorders
Sleep Disorders
Tic Disorders
Chronic Illness in Children and Children's Well-Being
Juvenile Onset Diabetes
Sickle Cell Disease
Childhood Cancer
HIV and AIDS in Children and Adolescents
Chronic Illness in Parents and Children's Well-Being
Parental Cancer
Parental AIDS
Treatment Issues in Pediatric Psychology
Prevention Issues in Pediatric Psychology
Summary and Key Concepts
Key Terms
Suggested Readings
Suggested Viewings
Applying What You've Learned
Ways to Help Children
How Nonprofessionals and Paraprofessionals Can Help Children
Transitioning from a Paraprofessional to a Professional
How Having a Career in Psychology Can Help Children
Ph.D. or Master's in Clinical Psychology
Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology
Ph.D. in Experimental Psychopathology
Ph.D., Ed.D. or Master's in Counseling Psychology
Ph.D. or Master's in Developmental Psychology
How Having a Career in Social Work Can Help Children
Bachelor's of Social Work
Master's of Social Work
Doctorate of Social Work
How Having a Career in Education Can Help Children
Teachers
Special Education Teachers
Guidance Counselors
School Psychologists and Educational Specialists
Other Professionals
How Having a Career in Medicine Can Help Children
Psychiatric Nurses
Psychiatrists
Developmental Pediatricians
Other Professionals
How Having a Career in the Judicial Justice System Can Help Children
School Resource Officers
Criminologists
Forensic Psychologists
Attorneys and Judges
How Having a Career in Prevention Can Help Children
Summary and Key Concepts
Key Terms
Suggested Readings
Suggested Viewings
References
Index

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