Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

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  • Copyright: 2008-02-01
  • Publisher: Wiley
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Child and Adolescent Psychopathology provides a unique opportunity to expose students to a cutting-edge approach to childhood and adolescent disorders by addressing and integrating the most current research on the genetic, neurobiological, and environmental factors that contribute to them. The text also emphasizes how, when, and why disorders emerge among young people and in what ways symptom profiles change at different stages of development.

Author Biography

Theodore P. Beauchaine, Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle
Dr. Beauchaine is the Robert Bolles & Yasuko Endo endowed Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Washington in Seattle. He recently received an Early Career Award from the American Psychological Association for his work addressing neurobiological vulnerabilities and environmental risk factors for conduct problems and depression.

Stephen P. Hinshaw, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Dr. Hinshaw is Chair of the Psychology Department at the University of California, Berkeley.  An internationally recognized scholar in the area of developmental psychopathology, he is Incoming Editor of Psychological Bulletin and Associate Editor of Development and Psychopathology.

Table of Contents

List of Contributorsp. vii
Prefacep. xi
Forewordp. xv
The Developmental Psychopathology Approach to Understanding Behavior
Developmental Psychopathology as a Scientific Discipline: Relevance to Behavioral and Emotional Disorders of Childhood and Adolescencep. 3
A Multiple-Levels-of-Analysis Perspective on Research in Development and Psychopathologyp. 27
Genetic and Environmental Influences on Behaviorp. 58
Risk Factors for Psychopathology
Child Maltreatment: A Neurodevelopmental Perspective on the Role of Trauma and Neglect in Psychpathologyp. 93
Impulsivity and Vulnerability to Psychopathologyp. 129
Behavioral Inhibition as a Risk Factor for Psychopathologyp. 157
Exposure to Teratogenic Agents as a Risk Factor for Psychopathologyp. 180
Brain Injury as a Risk Factor for Psychopathologyp. 208
Affective Style and Risk for Psychopathologyp. 234
Emotion Dysregulation as a Risk Factor for Psychopathologyp. 265
Externalizing Behavior Disorders
Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorderp. 301
Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder, and Juvenile Delinquencyp. 335
Antisocial Personality Developmentp. 370
Prevalence of Alcohol and Drug Involvement During Childhood and Adolescencep. 405
Internalizing Behavior Disorders
Anxiety Disordersp. 447
Depressive Disordersp. 477
The Development of Borderline Personality Disorder and Self-Injurious Behaviorp. 510
Other Psychological Disorders
Bipolar Disorderp. 543
Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Developmental Perspectivep. 575
Childhood Schizophreniap. 614
Eating Disordersp. 643
Indexesp. 671
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