Handbook of Child Psychopathology

  • Thomas H. Ollendick
  • Michel Hersen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Basic Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-3
    2. Susan B. Campbell
      Pages 5-28
    3. Diane J. Willis, C. Eugene Walker
      Pages 29-51
    4. Thomas M. Achenbach, Craig Edelbrock
      Pages 53-69
  3. Specific Childhood Psychopathologies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 71-73
    2. Diane E. D. Deitz, Alan C. Repp
      Pages 75-91
    3. Lorian Baker, Dennis P. Cantwell
      Pages 93-104
    4. Laura Schreibman, Marjorie H. Charlop
      Pages 105-129
    5. Carol K. Whalen
      Pages 131-169
    6. Cynthia G. Baum
      Pages 171-196
    7. Dennis R. Moore, Judy L. Arthur
      Pages 197-217
    8. Cynthia G. Last
      Pages 219-227
    9. Theodore A. Petti
      Pages 229-246
    10. Gloria R. Leon, David Dinklage
      Pages 247-264
    11. Johnny L. Matson
      Pages 265-275
    12. Duane G. Ollendick
      Pages 277-290
    13. Daniel M. Doleys
      Pages 291-314
  4. Psychological Aspects of Physical Conditions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 315-316
    2. Donald A. Williamson, C. J. Davis, Mary Lou Kelley
      Pages 317-326
    3. Michael J. Dolgin, Susan M. Jay
      Pages 327-340
    4. Thomas L. Creer, Harry Kotses
      Pages 341-357
    5. Suzanne Bennett Johnson
      Pages 359-376
    6. David A. Wolfe, Jeff St. Pierre
      Pages 377-398
    7. Norman A. Milgram
      Pages 399-415
  5. Prevention and Treatment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 417-418
    2. June M. Tuma
      Pages 419-437
    3. Keith McBurnett, Steven A. Hobbs, Benjamin B. Lahey
      Pages 439-471
    4. Magda Campbell, Richard Perry, Ira L. Cohen, Arthur M. Small
      Pages 473-497
    5. Richard A. Winett, Anne W. Riley, Abby C. King, David G. Altman
      Pages 499-521
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 523-556

About this book


In our first edition of the Handbook in 1983, we noted that child psychopathology should no longer be viewed simply as a downward extension of adult psychopathology. Rather, we suggested that children must be viewed as children, not as miniature adults, and that a merger of clinical child psychology and developmental psychology must occur in order for this objective to be realized. Now, 6 years later, we are sufficiently encouraged to assert that this synthesis, at least on a conceptual level, is well under way. Yet much growth remains to be seen along practical lines. The real test of the synthesis of these two fields of study will be evidenced on the battlefield, that is, the front line of clinical practice. Just how integrated clinical child psychology and developmental psychology really are remains to be seen. Nonetheless, progress is well under way. Careful attention to developmental and other contextual issues guided us in our efforts to solicit contributors for this second edition. All the contributors are active researchers and clinicians in the area of child psychopathology, and all are keenly aware of the subtle nuances and special considera­ tions of clinical and developmental psychology as they relate to child behavior problems. In addition, all the contributors are empirically minded; as a result, the chapters are data-based and represent some ofthe most up-to-date knowledge currently available. However, as research-based knowledge is more abundant and conclusive in some topic areas than in others, the chapters vary in length and scope.


attention behavior psychology psychopathology

Editors and affiliations

  • Thomas H. Ollendick
    • 1
  • Michel Hersen
    • 2
  1. 1.Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburgUSA
  2. 2.Western Psychiatric Institute and ClinicUniversity of Pittsburgh School of MedicinePittsburghUSA

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