Behavior Disorders of Childhood

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Prentice Hall, 1991 - Behavior disorders in children - 441 pages
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This comprehensive, research-based text examines childhood behaviour by detailing the definition, description, prevalence, aetiology, assessment, treatment and special issues involved with specific disorders. Placing an emphasis on recent research findings and clinical case material, it demonstrates approaches for dealing with childhood behaviour disorders. variables, this authoritative book offers links to current social concerns such as drug abuse, family transition, use of medication in children and educational mainstreaming. of specific disorders and has been coupled with the reorganization of chapters for more logical progression in student learning. Other features include a greater integration of clinical and developmental psychology and a stronger conceptualization of risk and protection factors in psychopathology.

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Summary
15
The Transactional Model
31
Change and Continuity
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