Handbook of Conceptualization and Treatment of Child Psychopathology

Edited by

  • Helen Orvaschel, Center for Psychological Studies
  • Michel Hersen, Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon, U.S.A.
  • Jan Faust, Nova Southeastern University

Handbook of Conceptualization and Treatment of Child Psychopathology evaluates and illustrates the integration of conceptualization and treatment of child and adolescent psychopathology. Organized into seven parts, this book first discusses the issues of conceptualization and developmental considerations in treatment. Subsequent part delineates treatment models and specific interventions for disruptive behavior disorders. Parts III-VI elucidate mood, anxiety, eating and substance use disorders. The last part covers firesetting, trichotillomania, elimination disorders, schizophrenia, sleep problems, and dissociative disorders. This handbook is an educational tool for graduate students and a resource for psychologists, psychiatrists, school counselors, social workers, and other mental health practitioners who treat children and adolescents and their families.
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Book information

  • Published: December 2001
  • Imprint: PERGAMON
  • ISBN: 978-0-08-043362-2

Table of Contents




Part I Introduction

1. General Issues in Conceptualization and Treatment

2. Developmental Considerations in Treatment

Part II Disruptive Disorders

3. Oppositional Defiant Disorder

4. Conduct Disorder

5. Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Part III Mood Disorders

6. Childhood Depression

7. Dysthymia

Part IV Anxiety Disorders

8. Separation Anxiety Disorder

9. School Phobia

10. Social Phobia

11. Treatment of Childhood Generalized Anxiety Disorder/Overanxious Disorder

12. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Children and Adolescents: Conceptualization and Treatment

13. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Part V Eating Disorders

14. Anorexia Nervosa

15. Bulimia Nervosa: An Overview of Coping Strategies Therapy

Part VI Substance Use Disorders

16. Alcohol and Drug Abuse

Part VII Special Topics

17. Firesetting

18. Pediatric Trichotillomania: Conceptualization and Treatment Implications

19. Enuresis/Encopresis

20. Conceptualization and Treatment of Childhood-onset Schizophrenia

21. Sleep Disorders in Children and Adolescents

22. Dissociative Disorder

Author Index

Subject Index