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Abnormal Child Psychology

A Developmental Perspective

Abnormal Child Psychology: A Developmental Perspective is intended for undergraduate and Masters-level students enrolled in courses in Abnormal Child and Adolescent Psychology. Written from a developmental perspective, the book is organized around five prominent and recurring themes: the course of normal development proceeds in an orderly and predictable direction; maladaptive behaviors represent deviations from the normal path; maladaptive behavior is represented by a continuum of severity (symptoms, syndromes, disorders) based on the degree to which behaviors deviate from the norm; individual, interpersonal, contextual and cultural factors interact in a reciprocal way to influence normal development and abnormal deviations; theoretical input from diverse perspectives can guide our understanding of underlying processes that precipitate and maintain behaviors and the different developmental pathways that might result. The text provides students with a learning model which incorporates three essential cornerstones, which are pivotal to understanding child and adolescent psychopathology: the K3 paradigm that consists of knowledge of developmental expectations, knowledge of the sources of influence, and knowledge of the theoretical models. Each chapter opens with a case illustration to highlight the themes of the material that follows. The chapters conclude with a Summary Review, Glossary of New Terms and a Set of Review Questions.

The text provides students with a learning model which incorporates three essential cornerstones, which are pivotal to understanding child and adolescent psychopathology: the K3 paradigm that consists of knowledge of developmental ...

Concepts and Theories of Human Development

A classic in the field, this third edition will continue to be the book of choice for advanced undergraduate and graduate-level courses in theories of human development in departments of psychology and human development. This volume has been substantially revised with an eye toward supporting applied developmental science and the developmental systems perspectives. Since the publication of the second edition, developmental systems theories have taken center stage in contemporary developmental science and have provided compelling alternatives to reductionist theoretical accounts having either a nature or nurture emphasis. As a consequence, a developmental systems orientation frames the presentation in this edition. This new edition has been expanded substantially in comparison to the second edition. Special features include: * A separate chapter focuses on the historical roots of concepts and theories of human development, on philosophical models of development, and on developmental contextualism. * Two new chapters surrounding the discussion of developmental contextualism--one on developmental systems theories wherein several exemplars of such models are discussed and a corresponding chapter wherein key instances of such theories--life span, life course, bioecological, and action theoretical ones--are presented. * A new chapter on cognition and development is included, contrasting systems' approaches to cognitive development with neo-nativist perspectives. * A more differentiated treatment of nature-oriented theories of development is provided. There are separate chapters on behavior genetics, the controversy surrounding the study of the heritability of intelligence, work on the instinctual theory of Konrad Lorenz, and a new chapter on sociobiology. * A new chapter concentrates on applied developmental science.

As a consequence, a developmental systems orientation frames the presentation in this edition. This new edition has been expanded substantially in comparison to the second edition.

Abnormal Psychology in a Changing World

Books a La Carte Edition

Psychology in a Changing World puts a human face on the study of Abnormal Psychology. For courses in Abnormal Psychology and Psychopathology. Within the field of abnormal psychology, research developments continue to sharpen the understanding of abnormal behavior. In Abnormal Psychology in a Changing World, Nevid, Rathus, and Greene endeavor to bring these advances to students in a way that both stimulates interest and makes complex material understandable. More importantly, however, they recognize there is a basic human dimension to the study of abnormal psychology. The approach the authors take is to help students enter the world of people suffering from the range of disorders they encounter in the text. By including many illustrative case examples drawn from the authors' own case experiences and those of other practitioners, as well as through supplementary video cases, featuring interviews with real people diagnosed with different disorders, and a landmark pedagogical feature of first-person narratives from people struggling with psychological disorders, Abnormal Psychology in a Changing World, 8th edition helps put a human face on the study of abnormal psychology.

The approach the authors take is to help students enter the world of people suffering from the range of disorders they encounter in the text.

The Use of Psychological Testing for Treatment Planning and Outcomes Assessment: Instruments for children and adolescents

Test-based psychological assessment has been significantly affected by the health care revolution in the United States during the past two decades. Despite new limitations on psychological services across the board and psychological testing in particular, it continues to offer a rapid and efficient method of identifying problems, planning and monitoring a course of treatment, and assessing the outcomes of interventions. This thoroughly revised and greatly expanded third edition of a classic reference, now three volumes, constitutes an invaluable resource for practitioners who in a managed care era need to focus their testing not on the general goals of personality assessment, symptom identification, and diagnosis so often presented to them as students and trainees, but on specific questions: What course of treatment should this person receive? How is it going? Was it effective? New chapters describe new tests and models and new concerns such as ethical aspects of outcomes assessment. Volume I reviews general issues and recommendations concerning the use of psychological testing for screening for psychological disturbances, planning and monitoring appropriate interventions, and the assessing outcomes, and offers specific guidelines for selecting instruments. It also considers more specific issues such as the analysis of group and individual patient data, the selection and implementation of outcomes instrumentation, and the ethics of gathering and using outcomes data. Volume II discusses psychological measures developed for use with younger children and adolescents that can be used for the purposes outlined in Volume I; Volume III, those developed for use with adults. Drawing on the knowledge and experience of a diverse group of leading experts--test developers, researchers, clinicians and others, the third edition of The Use of Psychological Testing for Treatment Planning and Outcomes Assessment provides vital assistance to all clinicians, and to their trainees and graduate students.

Drawing on the knowledge and experience of a diverse group of leading experts--test developers, researchers, clinicians and others, the third edition of The Use of Psychological Testing for Treatment Planning and Outcomes Assessment ...

Mathematische Statistik

Für Mathematiker, Natur- und Ingenieurwissenschaftler

"Mathematische Statistik" hat wegen des großen Anwendungsbedarfes stetig an Attraktivität gewonnen - und auch theoretisch sind neue Ansätze entwickelt worden. Ein besonderer Schwerpunkt liegt auf der Versuchsplanung, die häufig gegenüber der Auswertung vernachlässigt wird. Unter konsequenter Berücksichtigung der Entwicklungen der letzten Jahrzehnte ist ein neues Buch entstanden. Kenntnisse in der Maßtheorie und der Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung sind hilfreich, aber nicht notwendig, da die Autoren die Materie leicht verständlich beschrieben haben. Ein Schwerpunkt liegt auf der Versuchsplanung, die zu oft vernachlässigt wird und oft neben der Auswertung benachteiligt ist. Konsequenterweise nimmt in diesem Buch die Planung des Stichprobenumfangs und die Beschreibung von Versuchsanlagen einen großen Raum ein - immer eingebettet in die passenden Auswertungsverfahren wie die Varianz- und Regressionsanalyse. Ein Muss für alle Natur- und Ingenieurwissenschaftler, die empirisch arbeiten und daneben auch an der Begründung der Methoden interessiert sind.

"Mathematische Statistik" hat wegen des großen Anwendungsbedarfes stetig an Attraktivität gewonnen - und auch theoretisch sind neue Ansätze entwickelt worden.