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Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, 3rd Edition

Theodore P. Beauchaine (Editor), Stephen P. Hinshaw (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-119-16995-6 January 2017 912 Pages


A unique, multi-discipline, developmental approach to childhood psychopathology

Child and Adolescent Psychopathology is the only comprehensive text in the field to address genetic, neurobiological, and environmental factors within a developmental context. Based on cutting-edge research and aligned with the DSM-5, this book emphasizes how, when, and why disorders emerge among young people, and the ways in which symptom profiles change at different stages of development. This new third edition has been updated to include new chapters on OCD and trauma disorders consistent with DSM-5 classification, and includes new discussion on epigenetics and the neighborhood effects on the development of delinquency. Coverage includes extensive discussion of risk factors, from disturbed attachment relations and abuse/neglect, to head injury and teratogen exposure, followed by in-depth examination of behavior disorders and psychological disorders including Autism Spectrum, Schizophrenia Spectrum, and Eating Disorders.

Psychological disorders in children are increasingly being explored from a relational perspective, and continuous advances in neurobiology research are adding an additional dimension to our understanding of cause, effect, and appropriate intervention. This book provides detailed guidance toward all aspects of childhood psychopathology, with a multi-discipline approach and a unique developmental emphasis.

  • Discover how psychopathology emerges throughout the stages of development
  • Learn how both genetics and environmental factors influence risk and behaviors
  • Understand the prevalence, risk factors, and progression of each disorder
  • Gain deep insight from leading experts in neurobiology and developmental psychopathology

As the field of child psychology continues to evolve, behavioral and psychological disorders move beyond a list of symptoms to encompass the 'whole child'—biology, chemistry, environment, and culture are becoming increasingly relevant in understanding and treating these disorders, and must be considered from the earliest assessment stages. Child and Adolescent Psychopathology provides comprehensive information on childhood disorders from a developmental perspective.

Foreword ix

Preface xiii

List of Contributors xvii


1 Developmental Psychopathology as a Scientific Discipline: A 21st-Century Perspective 3
Stephen P. Hinshaw

2 Classifying Psychopathology: The DSM, Empirically Based Taxonomies, and the Research Domain Criteria 33
Theodore P. Beauchaine and Daniel N. Klein

3 Genetic, Environmental, and Epigenetic Influences on Behavior 68
Theodore P. Beauchaine, Lisa Gatzke-Kopp, and Ian R. Gizer


4 Risk and Resilience in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology 113
Bruce E. Compas, Meredith Gruhn, and Alexandra H. Bettis

5 Child Maltreatment and Risk for Psychopathology 144
Sara R. Jaffee

6 Impulsivity and Vulnerability to Psychopathology 178
Emily Neuhaus and Theodore P. Beauchaine

7 High-Reactive Temperament, Behavioral Inhibition, and Vulnerability to Psychopathology 213
Jerome Kagan

8 The Adaptive Calibration Model of Stress Responsivity: Concepts, Findings, and Implications for Developmental Psychopathology 237
Bruce J. Ellis, Marco Del Giudice, and Elizabeth A. Shirtcliff

9 Exposure to Teratogens as a Risk Factor for Psychopathology 277
Lauren R. Doyle, Nicole A. Crocker, Susanna L. Fryer, and Sarah N. Mattson

10 Brain Injury and Vulnerability to Psychopathology 316
Peter Arnett, Jessica E. Meyer, Victoria C. Merritt, Lisa Gatzke-Kopp, and Katherine E. Shannon Bowen

11 Emotion Dysregulation as a Vulnerability to Psychopathology 346
Pamela M. Cole, Sarah E. Hall, and Nastassia J. Hajal

12 Neighborhood Effects on the Development of Delinquency 387
Wesley G. Jennings and Nicholas M. Perez


13 Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 407
Joel Nigg

14 Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder, and Juvenile Delinquency 449
Benjamin B. Lahey and Irwin D. Waldman

15 Substance Use Disorders 497
Sandra A. Brown, Kristin L. Tomlinson, and Jennifer Winward


16 Anxiety Disorders 531
Carl F. Weems and Wendy K. Silverman

17 Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders 560
Emily Ricketts, Deepika Bose, and John Piacentini

18 Depressive Disorders 610
Daniel N. Klein, Brandon L. Goldstein, and Megan Finsaas

19 The Development of Borderline Personality and Self-Inflicted Injury 642
Erin A. Kaufman, Sheila E. Crowell, and Mark F. Lenzenweger


20 Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders in Infants, Children, and Adolescents 683
Bruce D. Perry

21 Bipolar Disorder 706
Joseph C. Blader, Donna J. Roybal, Colin L. Sauder, and Gabrielle A. Carlson

22 Autism Spectrum Disorder 745
Susan Faja and Geraldine Dawson

23 Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia 783
Robert F. Asarnow and Jennifer K. Forsyth

24 Eating Disorders 818
Eric Stice and Deanna Linville

About the Authors 839

Author Index 841

Subject Index 875