Essentials of Child Psychopathology
By (author) Linda Wilmshurst
Essentials of Child Psychopathology by Linda Wilmshurst
Book DescriptionThe 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 information covered. 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
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780471656241
(217mm x 139mm x 21mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 10-May-2005
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Linda Wilmshurst
Linda Wilmshurst, PhD, ABPP, is a former professor of clinical child and school psychology at Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas; University of Houston-Victoria, Victoria, Texas; and the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario. She has practiced as a child clinician in inpatient and outpatient mental health settings and is currently a school psychologist in the Florida public school system. She is the author of Child and Adolescent Psychopathology: A Casebook.
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