Now completely revised (over 90% new), this state-of-the-art practitioner reference and course text provides knowledge and tools for treating the full range of psychological disorders in children and adolescents. The significantly expanded fourth edition covers an increased number of disorders, as well as transdiagnostic issues and public health concerns. Evidence-based psychosocial, pharmacological, and complementary therapies are identified and described in well-organized chapters that include rich clinical illustrations. Prominent experts address developmental considerations in treatment and offer guidance for tailoring interventions to each child and family's needs. Prior edition title: Treatment of Childhood Disorders, Third Edition, edited by Eric J. Mash and Russell A. Barkley.
New to This Edition
*All chapters are new, reflecting over a decade of clinical and empirical developments.
*Chapters on additional clinical issues: bipolar disorder, suicidal and nonsuicidal self injury, obsessive–compulsive disorder, infant and toddler problems, posttraumatic stress disorder, coping and emotion regulation, bereavement, early-onset schizophrenia, personality disorders, childhood obesity, and sleep problems.
*Chapters on case conceptualization and evidence-based therapist flexibility.
*Illustrative case examples and transcripts added throughout.
*Updated for DSM-5; every chapter also considers transdiagnostic and dimensional issues.
"A well-organized and thoughtful textbook." (on the third edition)
— Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, October 2007
"[An] important resource for child clinicians and researchers....The contributors to this volume consistently accomplish the difficult feat of bridging research and practice." (on the second edition)
— Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, June 2007
"Each chapter offers much useful information and promising methods that evidence relative, if not complete, success for thousands of children and families in need." (on the second edition)
— Child and Family Behavior Therapy, June 2007
About the Editors:
Mitchell J. Prinstein, PhD, ABPP, is the John Van Seters Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Director of Clinical Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research examines interpersonal models of internalizing symptoms and health-risk behaviors among adolescents, with a focus on the unique role of peer relationships in the developmental psychopathology of depression, self-injury, and suicidality. Dr. Prinstein is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology and a member of the National Institutes of Health’s Study Section on Psychosocial Development, Risk, and Prevention. A recipient of the Blau Early Career Award from the Society of Clinical Psychology of the American Psychological Association, he is a Fellow of the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.
Eric A. Youngstrom, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Professor of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he is also Acting Director of the Center for Excellence in Research and Treatment of Bipolar Disorder. He was the inaugural recipient of the Early Career Award from the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology of the American Psychological Association, and is an elected full member of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. Dr. Youngstrom has consulted on DSM-5 and ICD-11. He chairs the Work Group on Child Diagnosis for the International Society for Bipolar Disorders.
Eric J. Mash, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Calgary and Affiliate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Oregon Health and Science University. Dr. Mash is a Fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association and of the Society of Clinical Psychology, the Society for Child and Family Policy and Practice, the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, and the Society of Pediatric Psychology of the American Psychological Association. He is also a Fellow and Charter Member of the Association for Psychological Science. He has served as an editor, editorial board member, and editorial consultant for numerous journals and has published widely on child and adolescent psychopathology, assessment, and treatment.
Russell A. Barkley, PhD, ABPP, ABCN, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Virginia Treatment Center for Children and Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. Dr. Barkley has worked with children, adolescents, and families since the 1970s and is the author of numerous bestselling books for both professionals and the public, including Taking Charge of ADHD and Your Defiant Child. He has also published six assessment scales and more than 280 scientific articles and book chapters on ADHD, executive functioning, and childhood defiance, and is editor of the newsletter The ADHD Report. A frequent conference presenter and speaker who is widely cited in the national media, Dr. Barkley is past president of the Section on Clinical Child Psychology (the former Division 12) of the American Psychological Association (APA), and of the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. He is a recipient of awards from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the APA, among other honors.