Handbook of Psychological Assessment, Case Conceptualization, and Treatment Volume 2: Children and Adolescents
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Edited by recognized experts Michel Hersen and David Reitman, Handbook of Psychological Assessment, Case Conceptualization, and Treatment, Volume 2,Children and Adolescents, is a thorough and practical reference for those working with children and adolescents. Bringing together the most current theories and evidence-based applications, chapters address issues of importance including depressive disorders, substance use disorders, and childhood psychosis. Each chapter follows a structured format, opening with an overview of assessment, followed by case conceptualization, and, finally, recommended treatment.


Michel Hersen, Ph.D., ABPP, Editor-in-Chief, is Professor and Dean of the School of Professional Psychology at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon.  He has edited numerous books, including the Comprehensive Handbook of Psychological Assessment, 4-volume set (Wiley), the Comprehensive Handbook of Personality and Psychopathology, three-volume set (with Jay C. Thomas, Wiley), and Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis, now in its fifth edition (with Samuel Turner, Wiley).

David Reitman, Ph.D., Volume 2 editor, is Associate Professor of Psychology at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.


Preface to Volume 2 vii

Contributors ix


1 Overview of Behavioral Assessment with Children and Adolescents 3
David Reitman, Heather Christiansen, and Julie Snyder

2 Diagnostic Issues 25
Amanda Jensen Doss, Krystal T. Cook, and Bryce D. McLeod

3 Behavioral Conceptualization 53
Paul S. Strand, Lisa W. Coyne, and Kerry Silvia

4 Developmental Issues 76
Christopher T. Barry and Jessica D. Pickard

5 Overview of Behavioral Treatment with Children and Adolescents 102
Elizabeth Kolivas, Patrick Riordan, and Alan M. Gross

6 The Role of Family in Treatment 126
Elizabeth Brestan Knight and Lorraine E. Ridgeway

7 Medical and Pharmacological Issues 159
Scott H. Kollins and Joshua M. Langberg

8 Ethical Issues 176
Ian M. Evans


9 Depressive Disorders 199
Benjamin L. Hankin, Kathryn E. Grant, Catherine Cheeley, Emily Wetter, Farahnaz K. Farahmand, and Robert I. Westerholm

10 Anxiety Disorders 231
Jennifer S. Baldwin and Mark R. Dadds

11 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder 264
Abby H. Friedman, Sarah B. Stevens, and Tracy L. Morris

12 Oppositional Defiant and Conduct Disorders 292
Lee Kern and Talida State

13 Learning, Motor, and Communication Disorders 317
T. Steuart Watson, Tonya S. Watson, and Jennifer Ret

14 Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 349
Mark D. Rapport, Michael J. Kofler, R. Matt Alderson, and Joseph S. Raiker

15 Early-Onset Schizophrenia 405
Ian Kodish and Jon McClellan

16 Substance Use Disorders 444
Eric F. Wagner and Ashley Austin


17 Neglected, Physically Abused, and Sexually Abused Children 473
Jan Faust, Sara Chapman, and Lindsay M. Stewart

18 Neurologically Impaired Children 512
Charles J. Golden

19 Habit Disorders 542
Douglas Woods, Christopher A. Flessner, and Christine A. Conelea

20 Juvenile Firesetting 571
Timothy R. Stickle and Laurie B. Kaufman

21 Encopresis and Enuresis 589
Patrick C. Friman

22 Sleep Disorders 622
Emerson M. Wickwire Jr., Malcolm M. S. Roland, T. David Elkin, and Julie A. Schumacher

Author Index 653

Subject Index 685