The Handbook of Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology: A Contextual Approach

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Psychology Press, 1999 - Psychology - 1000 pages
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Alan Carr provides a comprehensive, thorough and practical guide to modern child and adolescent psychology. The Handbook of Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology covers all central concerns for practitioners in a single manual, including: conduct problems, emotional problems, learning disabilities, child protection, somatic illness, major depression, suicide, drug abuse, schizophrenia, divorce, foster care and bereavement. It will be essential reading for child and adolescent clinical psychologists, and valuable to many professionals in training, including educational psychologists, counselling psychologists, health psychologists, child psychotherapists, family therapists, psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, counsellors and child care workers.
  

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I happenned to come accross this book while doing research for a paper I had to write for my masters program . I must say I am very happy I cameeacross this book the first few chapters have been written well, to the point , informative and concice. I have understood issues that were not so clear earlier.
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Contents

Influences on problem development
34
Classification epidemiology and treatment effectiveness
65
The consultation process and intake interviews
88
Report writing
140
Sleep problems
171
Toileting problems
200
Learning and communication difficulties
229
traumatic brain injury
274
Somatic problems
501
Drug abuse
577
Mood problems
621
Anorexia and bulimia nervosa
675
Schizophrenia
706
Physical abuse
751
Emotional abuse and neglect
782
Sexual abuse
806

Autism and pervasive developmental disorders
289
DSMIV
292
Conduct problems
315
Attention and overactivity problems
368
Fear and anxiety problems
403
Repetition problems
469
Foster care
859
Separation and divorce
880
Grief and bereavement
911
Bibliography
942
Index
995
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Professor Alan Carr is the director of the Doctoral training programme in clinical psychology at University College Dublin and Consultant Martial and Family Therapist at the Clanwilliam Institute for Marital and Family Therapy in Dublin. He has published over a dozen books and 200 academic papers and conference presentations in the fi elds of family therapy and clinical psychology. His work has been translated into a number of languages including Korean, Polish and Chinese. He has extensive experience in family therapy and clinical psychology, having worked in the fi eld in the UK, Ireland and Canada.

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