Abnormal Child and Adolescent Psychology (8th Edition)
Publish Date: 2012-08-26
Author: Rita ` Wicks-Nelson;Allen C. Israel Ph.D.
A sensitive and thorough approach to childhood behavior disorders.
Abnormal Child and Adolescent Psychology presents a comprehensive, research-based introduction to understanding child and adolescent psychopathology. The authors provide a logically formatted and easy to understand text that covers the central issues and theoretical and methodological foundations of childhood behavior disorders.
Rich with illustrations and examples, this text highlights the newest areas of research and clinical work, stressing supported treatments and the prevention of behavior problems of youth.
Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:
Understand the psychological problems found in children and adolescents
Understand methods of treatment and prevention for childhood behavior disorders
Discuss issues related to childhood behavior disorders
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