1st Edition

Developmental Psychopathology
Epidemiology, Diagnostics and Treatment



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ISBN 9789057021893
Published December 23, 1997 by Psychology Press
496 Pages

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Book Description

Presents a comprehensive summary of the most recent empirical findings on the prevalence, nature, and treatment of specific childhood and adolescent disorders. The volume is divided into three sections. Section One covers general issues in the scientific study of mental disorders. The chapters in Section Two will cover definition and classification, epidemiology, risk factors, course and outcome, etiologic factors, and treatment. The third and final section contains a chapter on progress and unresolved issues in the field with some recommendations for future studies.
This book is written by experts in the field with a comprehensive range of the most recent research findings, and provides an invaluable reference source for the understanding of the current status of specific developmental psychopathology.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction and General Issues, Cecilia Ahmoi Essau and Franz Petermann 2. Classification and Assessment Strategies, Cecilia Ahmoi Essau, Michael Feehan and Bedirhan Ustun 3. Research Methods and Designs, Cecilia Ahmoi Essau, Franz Petermann and Michael Feehan 4. Conduct and Oppositional Defiant Disorders, Wendy M. Craig and Debra J. Pepler 5. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Cecilia Ahmoi Essau, Rob McGee and Michael Feehan 6. Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Michael Kusch and Franz Petermann 7. Anxiety Disorders, Paul Emmelkamp and Agnes Scholing 8. Mood Disorders, Cecilia Ahmoi Essau and Ulrike Petermann 9. Substance Use Disorders, Lisa Dierker, Kathleen R. Merlkangas and Cecilia Ahmoi Essau 10. Feeding and Eating Disorders, Julie IIakim-Larson, Sylvia Voelker, Cheryl Thomas and Linda Reinstein 11. Elimination Disorders, Richard J. Butler 12. Progress and Unresolved Issues in Developmental Psychopathology

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Cecilia Ahmoi Essau (Author) ,  Franz Petermann (Author)