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Behavior disorders of childhood

by Wicks-Nelson Rita


This comprehensive, research-based introduction to childhood behavior disorders provides a sensitive and thorough examination of the field by covering its central issues, theories, and research methods, and providing descriptions and discussions of numerous disorders. Rich with illustrations and examples, it highlights the newest areas of research and clinical work, stressing supported treatments and the prevention of behavior problems. Sensitive to gender, cultural/race issues, and social influences, the newest edition ofBehavior Disorders of Childhoodcontinues to be the model book in the field.Topics include influences and risks in the developmental process, classification, assessment, and treatment, anxiety disorders, mood and conduct disorders, learning and language disorders, mental retardation, autism, and schizophrenia.  An excellent reference resource for anyone employed in the field of child psychology, child psychopathology, or teachers of special education, child counselors, and those in social work.

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Copyright year 2006
ISBN-13 9780131539082
ISBN-10 0131539086
Class Copyright
Publisher Pearson/Prentice Hall
File Size 0 MB
Number of Pages 475
Length of Recording 56
Shelf No. HM835