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The only concise, comprehensive overview of child psychopathology covering
theory, assessment, and treatment as well as issues and trends
Essentials of Child Psychopathology provides students and professionals with a
comprehensive overview of critical conceptual issues in child and adolescent
psychopathology. The text covers the major theories, assessment practices,
issues, and trends in this important field. Author Linda Wilmshurst also
includes chapters on specific disorders prevalent among this age group and
covers special topics such as diversity, abuse, and divorce.
As part of the Essentials of Behavioral Science series, this book provides
information mental health professionals need in order to practice
knowledgeably, efficiently, and ethically in today's behavioral healthcare
environment. Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting
key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as
"Test Yourself" questions that help you gauge and reinforce your grasp of the
Essentials of Child Psychopathology is the only available resource to condense
the wide-ranging topics of the field into a concise, accessible format for
handy and quick reference. An excellent review guide, Essentials of Child
Psychopathology is an invaluable tool for learning as well as a convenient
reference for established mental health professionals.
Other titles in the Essentials of Behavioral Science series:
* Essentials of Statistics for the Social and Behavioral Sciences
* Essentials of Psychological Testing
* Essentials of Research Design and Methodology