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Assessment of Childhood Disorders, Fourth Edition

Author: Russell A. Barkley

Publisher: The Guilford Press

ISBN 10: 9781606236154
ISBN 13: 978-1606236154

ISBN 10: 1593854935
ISBN 13: 978-1593854935

This leading text and clinical guide offers best-practice recommendations for assessing a comprehensive array of child and adolescent mental health problems and health risks. Prominent authorities present evidence-based approaches that can be used in planning, implementing, and evaluating real-world clinical services. Coverage encompasses behavior disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, developmental disorders, maltreatment, and adolescent problems. The volume emphasizes the need to evaluate clients' strengths as well as their deficits, and to take into account the developmental, biological, familial, and cultural contexts of problem behavior.