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.

Table of Contents

Dedication Contributors Preface 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


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