All students who will one day work with children or their families can gain a basic foundation for understanding child psychopathology from this text. Students who seek careers in the mental health, physical health, or social work fields will find extensive information on childhood disorders, their prevention, and their treatment. All will gain an appreciation for the many facets of this growing field, and of the need to base interventions on research and on a humane attitude toward each child and family.
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