Treatment of Childhood Disorders

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Eric J. Mash, Russell A. Barkley
Guilford Press, Mar 22, 2006 - Psychology - 884 pages

This major professional reference and text offers an authoritative review of evidence-based treatments for the most prevalent child and adolescent problems. Leading contributors present applications for anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, ADHD, autistic spectrum disorders, learning disabilities, the effects of maltreatment, substance use, and more.

 

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Contents

BEHAVIOR DISORDERS
18
AttentionDeficitHyperactivity Disorder
65
Conduct Problems
137
Fears and Anxieties
271
Depressive Disorders during Childhood and Adolescence
336
Mental Retardation
411
Autistic Spectrum Disorders
455
Learning Disabilities
512
Child Physical Abuse and Neglect
595
Child Sexual Abuse
647
Adolescent Substance Use Problems
731
Eating Disorders
778
Author Index
831
Subject Index
866
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Eric J. Mash, PhD, is Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychology and Program in Clinical Psychology at the University of Calgary. He is a fellow of the American and Canadian Psychological Associations; has served as an editor, editorial board member, and editorial consultant for many scientific and professional journals; and has written or edited numerous books and journal articles on children's mental health, child and adolescent psychopathology, child and adolescent psychotherapy, and child and family assessment. Dr. Mash's research has focused on family relationships across a variety of child and family disorders, including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), conduct problems, internalizing disorders, and maltreatment.

Russell A. Barkley, PhD, ABPP, ABCN, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Barkley has published numerous books and five assessment scales, plus more than 260 scientific articles and book chapters on ADHD, executive functioning, and childhood defiance. He is also the editor of the newsletter The ADHD Report. A frequent conference presenter and speaker who is widely cited in the national media, he is past president of the Section on Clinical Child Psychology (the former Division 12) of the American Psychological Association, and of the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. His website is www.russellbarkley.org.

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