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Treatment of childhood disorders
Mash, Eric J.
Second edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Guilford Press, [1998]

Physical Description:
xii, 771 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
General Note:
Companion volume to: Assessment of childhood disorders. 3rd ed. c1997.
Treatment of child and family disturbance : a behavioral systems perspective / Eric J. Mash -- Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder / Russell A. Barkley -- Conduct problems / Robert J. McMahon, Karen C. Wells -- Childhood and adolescent depression / Alan E. Kazdin, Paul L. Marciano -- Fears and anxieties / Billy A. Barrios, Stan L. O'Dell -- Problems in social relationships / Steven A. McFadyen-Ketchum, Kenneth A. Dodge -- Mental retardation / Benjamin L. Handen -- Autistic disorder / Crighton Newsom -- Learning disabilities / G. Reid Lyon, Laurie E. Cutting -- Child physical abuse and neglect / Sandra T. Azar, David A. Wolfe -- Child sexual abuse / Vicky Veitch Wolfe -- Parent-adolescent conflict and relationship discord / Sharon L. Foster, Arthur L. Robin -- Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa / John P. Foreyt ... [et al.] -- Adolescent substance use problems / Mark G. Myers, Sandra A. Brown, Peter W. Vik.
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Updating and expanding a critically acclaimed and widely adopted work, this new edition offers a thorough, authoritative examination of empirically established treatments for serious psychological problems in childhood. Providing complete coverage of contemporary approaches and techniques, chapters include such timely topics as accountability in treatment, cultural sensitivity, integrated treatment practices, and new approaches to early intervention and prevention.

Author Notes

Eric J. Mash, PhD, is Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychology and Program in Clinical Psychology at the University of Calgary. He is a fellow of the American and Canadian Psychological Associations; has served as an editor, editorial board member, and editorial consultant for many scientific and professional journals; and has written or edited numerous books and journal articles on children's mental health, child and adolescent psychopathology, child and adolescent psychotherapy, and child and family assessment. Dr. Mash's research has focused on family relationships across a variety of child and family disorders, including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), conduct problems, internalizing disorders, and maltreatment.

Russell A. Barkley, PhD, ABPP, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Barkley has published numerous books, more than 200 scientific articles and book chapters, and 7 videos on ADHD and related disorders, including childhood defiance. He is also the editor of the newsletter The ADHD Report . A frequent conference presenter and speaker who is widely cited in the national media, he is past president of the Section on Clinical Child Psychology, Division 12 of the American Psychological Association, and of the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. His website is

Table of Contents

I Introduction
1 Treatment of Child and Family Disturbance: A Behavioral-Systems PerspectiveEric J. Mash
II Behavior Disorders
2 Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity DisorderRussell A. Barkley
3 Conduct ProblemsRobert J. McMahon and Karen C. Wells
III Emotional and Social Disorders
4 Childhood and Adolescent DepressionAlan E. Kazdin and Paul L. Marciano
5 Fears and AnxietiesBilly A. Barrios and Stan L. O'Dell
6 Problems in Social RelationshipsSteven A. McFadyen-Ketchum and Kenneth A. Dodge
IV Developmental Disorders
7 Mental RetardationBenjamin Handen
8 Autistic DisorderCrighton Newsom
9 Learning DisabilitiesG. Reid Lyon and Laurie E. Cutting
V Children at Risk
10 Child Physical Abuse and NeglectSandra T. Azar and David A. Wolfe
11 Child Sexual AbuseVicky Veitch Wolfe
IV Problems of Adolescence
12 Parent-Adolescent Conflict and Relationship DiscordSharon L. Foster and Arthur L. Robin
13 Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia NervosaJohn P. Foreyt and Walker S. Carlos Poston II and Allen A. Winebarger and Jill K. McGavin
14 Adolescent Substance Use ProblemsMark G. Myers and Sandra A. Brown and Peter W. Vik