Introduction to Abnormal Child and Adolescent Psychology
The new edition reflects the latest changes to the DSM (DSM-V, 2013) and is updated with new research and developments in the field. Key Features: - Links research with clinical practice via a focus on evidence-based therapies for childhood disorders, balancing solid empirical science and clinical insights and thus helping students filter clinically valuable findings from those lacking utility. - An emphasis on developmental perspective to better understand psychopathology, with use of normal development as a lens through which to view abnormal behavior or emotional problems. - Case studies and real-life examples are in each chapter. New to this Edition: - Discusses new, evidence-based treatments for children and adolescents. - New chapter on child and adolescent health-related disorders.