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eText: 
ISBN-13 9780205036431ISBN-10 0205036430
Print: 
ISBN-10 0205036066ISBN-13 9780205036066
Author(s): Rita Wicks-Nelson; Allen C. Israel
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 576
Description

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.

Learning Goals

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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