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Clinical and Educational Child Psychology: An Ecological-Transactional Approach to Understanding Child Problems and Interventions

Clinical and Educational Child Psychology: An Ecological-Transactional Approach to Understanding Child Problems and Interventions

Linda Wilmshurst

ISBN: 978-1-119-95226-8

Jan 2013, Wiley-Blackwell

368 pages

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$110.95

Description

Clinical and Educational Child Psychology: An Ecological-Transactional Approach to Developmental Problems and Interventions explores developmental milestones in early childhood and adolescence and provides intervention strategies in both clinical and educational contexts.

  • Currently one of the only books on child psychopathology that is up to date with recently-released DSM-V standards
  • Explores how challenges commonly encountered at ages 3-18 can influence development
  • Draws on contemporary research on the developing brain to show why some children may be vulnerable to a host of clinical and educational problems
  • Equips readers to develop case formulations and interventions in a holistic way
  • Discusses developmental milestones and adjustment disorders in both early childhood and adolescence
Part One The Foundations

1 Child and Adolescent Development: Normal and Atypical Variations 3

2 Theoretical Models 23

3 Developmental Milestones: Early and Middle Childhood 54

4 Developmental Milestones: Adolescence 84

5 Development from a Clinical and Educational Perspective 106

Part Two Child and Adolescent Problems and Disorders

6 Adjustment Problems and Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence 135

7 Early Onset Problems: Preschool and Primary School 162

8 Problems of Learning and Attention 192

9 Externalizing Problems and Disruptive Behavior Disorders 219

10 Internalizing Problems and Anxiety, Mood, and Somatic Disorders 242

11 Later Onset Problems: Eating Disorders and Substance Use/Abuse 276

12 Child Maltreatment and Self-Injurious Behaviors 301

13 Trauma and Trauma Disorders 328

Index 354