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Linda Wilmshurst is an Associate Professor, Psychology Department, Elon University, North Carolina. She has authored several books and research papers on child and adolescent disorders. She has also practiced in the field as a clinical psychologist and educational (school) psychologist.
Table of Contents
1 Child and Adolescent Development: Normal and Atypical Variations 3
2 Theoretical Models 23
3 Developmental Milestones: Early and Middle Childhood 54
4 Developmental Milestones: Adolescence 84
5 Development from a Clinical and Educational Perspective 106
Part Two Child and Adolescent Problems and Disorders
6 Adjustment Problems and Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence 135
7 Early Onset Problems: Preschool and Primary School 162
8 Problems of Learning and Attention 192
9 Externalizing Problems and Disruptive Behavior Disorders 219
10 Internalizing Problems and Anxiety, Mood, and Somatic Disorders 242
11 Later Onset Problems: Eating Disorders and Substance Use/Abuse 276
12 Child Maltreatment and Self-Injurious Behaviors 301
13 Trauma and Trauma Disorders 328