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Child and Adolescent Psychopathology: A Casebook (ISE) 4ed

by Linda Wilmshurst SAGE Publications, Inc
Pub Date:
01/2018
ISBN:
9781506389851
Format:
Pbk 464 pages
Price:
AU$115.00 NZ$118.26
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Child and Adolescent Psychopathology: A Casebook by Linda A. Wilmshurst provides students with an opportunity to gain deeper insight into a wide range of disorders within the context of the diagnostic framework of the DSM-5. This supplemental textbook provides an abundance of "real life" cases which demonstrate methods in assessing and treating a wide spectrum of child and adolescent psychopathologies in a variety of settings. . Each case presents an opportunity to practice and develop clinical skills in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of childhood disorders from a number of theoretical perspectives and at various levels of interest and expertise. The book features current trends in assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and research. It is an ideal hands-on resource for a child and adolescent psychopathology course.

PREFACE
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION Understanding the Complexities of Child and Adolescent Psychopathology
Understanding the Complexities of Child and Adolescent Psychopathology
1 Terry Hogan: The Avoidance Trap
Developing a case formulation
2 Jeremy Jones: Mommy and Me and Grandma Makes Three
Developing an Intervention Plan
3 Neesha Wilson: Phoenix Rising
Risks, Protective Factors and Psychological Well-Being
CHAPTER 2: INTRODUCTION TO NEURODEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS
Problems of Attention and Specific Learning Disorders
4 Colby Tyler: Attention Problems or Distracted by Life?
(14 years old) ADHD; gifted; divorce
5 Thomas McLearn: "Read me a story??
(10 years old) Dyslexia
6 Sandy Smith: Marching to the Tune of a Different Drummer
(8 years old) Nonverbal learning disability
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Intellectual Disability
7 Dylan Bach: The World According to Dylan
(6 years old) Mild variant of ASD
8 Arthur Watson: Won't or Can't; a Case of Mistaken Identity
(15 years old) Intellectual disability; parent denial; academic and behavior problems
9 Brian Williams: My Name Is Williams, Too
(10 years old) Williams syndrome
10 Bradley Hunter: Not Yet Diagnosed
(5 years old) Neurodevelopmental symptoms
CHAPTER 3: INTRODUCTION TO BEHAVIORAL DISORDERS
11 Scott Michaels: Boys Will Be Boys?
(9 years old) Oppositional defiant disorder; ADHD
12 Tyrone Wilson: The Gang's All Here
(15 years old) Neesha's brother; multifinality; learning and behavior problems; gang activity, forensic assessments; fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
CHAPTER 4: INTRODUCTION TO ANXIETY AND COMPULSIVE DISORDERS
13 Winnie Kent: Silence Is Not Golden
(5 years old) Separation anxiety disorder; selective mutism
14 Shirley Yong: Worried to Perfection
(11 years old) General anxiety disorder; depression, relational aggression; cultural conflict Trichotillomania
15 Jordan Neeson: Let Me Count the Ways
(9 years old) Obsessive-compulsive disorder
16 Sandra Silver: Shy or Social Anxiety Disorder?
(15 years old) Social Anxiety Disorder
CHAPTER 5: INTRODUCTION TO PROBLEMS OF MOOD: DEPRESSION & BIPOLAR DISORDER
17 David Steele: Hopelessness and Despair
(17 years old) Adolescent depression; suicidal ideation
18 Matthew Morgan: Out of Control and In Control
(9 years old) Childhood-onset bipolar disorder/ mood dysregulation disorder?
19 Jenny Sloan: The All-American Girl
(16 years old) Bipolar disorder; suicide attempt
CHAPTER 6: INTRODUCTO TO DISORDERS OF EMOTION AND BEHAVIOR DYSREGULATION
20 Alex Bishop: The Slippery Slope
(15 years old) Substance use; multidimensional family therapy (MDFT)
21 Sarah Burke: Food for Thought
(16 years old) Disordered eating and eating disorders
22: Tori Benson: Skin Deep; Cutting Through the Pain
(16 years old) Self-mutilation; borderline personality disorder?
CHAPTER 7: INTRODUCTION TO TRAUMATIC AND STRESS RELATED DISORDERS
23 Juan Hernendez: The Crash
(16 years old) Posttraumatic stress disorder; survivor guilt
24 Jason Coleman: Disconnected Connections
(16 years old) Conduct disorder; reactive attachment disorder; traumatic childhood
25 Ericka White: Not Yet Diagnosed
(10 years old) Not yet diagnosed
APPENDIX A: Supplemental Case Information
APPENDIX B: Systems of Classification
APPENDIX C: Guidelines to the Interpretation of Test Scores and Assessment Information
Index

Linda Wimshurst, PhD, ABPP, received her BA and MA in Psychology from the University of Windsor and her PhD from the University of Toronto. Linda is a Diplomate in Clinical Psychology (ABPP) and is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Licensed School Psychologist in Florida, and has previously held licenses in Ontario, Canada, Texas and North Carolina.  For the past 10 years, prior to coming to the Center for Psychology, Dr. Wilmshurst was a Professor in the Psychology Department at Elon University, in Elon, NC where she taught courses in child and adult psychopathology, and was involved in the supervision of student internships and mentoring undergraduate research, primarily in areas related to resiliency, self-perceptions, and well-being in college students with attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder. Dr. Wilmshurst has authored a number of textbooks (Clinical and Educational Child Psychology; Essentials of Child and Adolescent Psychopathology; Child and Adolescent Psychopathology: A Casebook) and she has also co-authored a several books with Capella University colleague Dr. Alan Brue, including: A Parent’s Guide to Special Education;  The Complete Guide to Special Education; and Essentials of Intellectual Disability Assessment and Identification. Dr. Wilmshurst has worked in the public school systems and mental health facilities, internationally.  Linda has published articles in scholarly journals concerning programs for children and youth with severe behavior problems and university students struggling with ADHD. She currently works as a psychologist for the Center for Psychology in Fort Myers, Florida and she also continues to teach graduate student psychology courses on-line for Capella University.