• SECTION I ¦ AN INTR ODUCTION TO THE FIELD
1 An Introduction to Developmental Psychopathology: History, Theory, and Methods 1
2 Perspectives from Typical Child Development 18
3 Scientific Foundations of the Field 45
4 Classification and Assessment 60
5 An Overview of Treatment Approaches 82
• SECTION II ¦ CLINIC AL DISORDERS
6 Intellectual Disability 89
7 Autism Spectrum Disorder 104
8 Disorders of Communication and Language 118
9 Learning Disabilities and Developmental Coordination Disorder 132
10 Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 142
11 Oppositional Defiant and Conduct Disorders 156
12 Anxiety Disorders 171
13 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder 187
14 Depressive and Bipolar Disorders 198
15 Childhood Schizophrenia and Childhood Psychosis 215
16 Tic Disorders 224
17 Eating and Feeding Disorders 236
18 Somatic Symptoms and Somatoform Disorders 252
19 Disorders of Elimination: Enuresis and Encopresis 264
20 Gender Disorders and Gender Dysphoria 272
21 Sleep and Sleep Disorders 282
22 Substance Use Disorders 296
23 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Effects of Trauma 308
• SECTION III ¦ SPECIAL SITUATIONS
24 Abuse and Neglect 319
25 Mental Health in Schools 335
26 Child Mental Health and the Legal System 358
27 The Interface of Mental Health and Medicine 380
• SECTION IV ¦ TREATMENTS
28 Psychotherapy 399
29 Psychopharmacology 414
30 Family-Based Therapy 439
Specifically designed for readability and utilizing a concise format, Developmental Psychopathology: An Introduction offers an authoritative, approachable overview of mental developmental disorders and problems faced by children and adolescents. Noted researcher and author Dr. Fred R. Volkmar leads a team of experts from the Child Study Center at Yale University School of Medicine in presenting essential, introductory information ideal for fellows and physicians in child and adolescent psychiatry, as well as psychiatry residents and other health care professionals working in this complex field.
• Covers clinical disorders, special considerations such as Trauma, Child Abuse, Pediatric consultation, psychiatric emergencies in children, and various approaches to treatment including CBT, parent management training, trauma-focused interventions, psychopharmacology.
• Follows a consistent chapter format: diagnosis, classification/assessment, epidemiology, neurological and psychological factors, clinical expression, differential diagnosis, and treatment.
• Includes case studies and example case reports.
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