Handbook of Serious Emotional Disturbance inChildren and Adolescents
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DIANE T. MARSH, PhD, chairs the American Psychological Association Task Force on Serious Mental Illness and Serious Emotional Disturbance and is Professor of Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg.
MARY A. FRISTAD, PhD, ABPP, is a member of the Task Force and Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at Ohio State University.
Both have published extensively on professional practice with children and adolescents who have early-onset mental illness and with their families.


Foreword (Kay Redfield Jamison).

Section I: Introduction.

Chapter 1: Introduction (Diane T. Marsh and Mary A. Fristad).

Chapter 2: Listening to the Voices of Adolescents With Serious Emotional Disturbance (Harriet S. Bicksler).

Chapter 3: College Students' Narratives of High School Experiences: Coping With Serious Emotional Disturbance (Carol T. Mowbray, Deborah Megivern, and Shari Strauss).

Section II: Practice, Research, and Training Issues.

Chapter 4: Clinical and Research Directions for the Treatment and Delivery of Children¹s Mental Health Services (Heather Ringeisen and Kimberly Hoagwood).

Chapter 5: Integrating Systems-of-Care Values Into University-Based Training (Susan L. McCammon, James R. Cook, and Ryan P. Kilmer).

Chapter 6: Culturally Competent Practices With Children and Youth Who Have Serious Emotional Disturbance (Adrienne Dixon).

Chapter 7: The Need for Competence in Children¹s Public Mental Health Services (Marsali Hansen).

Chapter 8: Supervisory Issues Related to Treating Children With Serious Emotional Disturbance (Linda K. Knauss).

Section III: Serious Emotional Disturbance Disorders.

Chapter 9: Autism Spectrum Disorder (Tristram Smith, Caroline Magyar, and Angela Arnold-Saritepe).

Chapter 10: Comprehensive Treatment for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (Gregory A. Fabiano and William E. Pelham Jr.).

Chapter 11: Childhood Obsessive-Compulsive and Tic Disorders (Susanna Chang and John Piacentini).

Chapter 12: Anxiety Disorders (Olivia N. Velting, Nicole J. Setzer, and Anne Marie Albano).

Chapter 13: Mood Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence (Mary A. Fristad, Amy E. Shaver, and Kristen E. Holderle).

Chapter 14: Psychosis and Psychotic Conditions in Childhood and Adolescence (Fred R. Volkmar and Katherine Tsatsanis).

Chapter 15: The Spectrum of Suicidal Behavior (Joseph D. Hovey and Cheryl A. King).

Chapter 16: Adolescent Substance Abuse and Psychiatric Comorbidity (Ramon Solhkhah and Marie Armentano).

Section IV: Systems of Care.

Chapter 17: Wraparound Care (Thomas J. Grundle).

Chapter 18: Home-Based Treatment for Children With Serious Emotional Disturbance (Jean Adnopoz).

Chapter 19: Mental Health, Juvenile Justice, and Law Enforcement Responses to Youth Psychopathology (Robert A. Murphy).

Chapter 20: Serious Emotional Disturbance: Working With Families (Marsali Hansen, Ann Litzelman, and Beatrice R. Salter).

Chapter 21: The Home­School­Agency Triangle (Valerie J. Cook-Morales).

Chapter 22: School-Based Intensive Mental Health Treatment (Eric M. Vernberg, Michael C. Roberts, and Joseph E. Nyre).

Chapter 23: Primary Care (Ronald T. Brown and Wendy S. Freeman).

Chapter 24: Children, Adolescents, and Psychotropics: A Primer for the Nonprescribing Mental Health Professional (John D. Gavazzi).

Author Index.

Subject Index.

About the Editors.