in Developmental Psychopathology, Second Edition
by Kayla F. Bernheim, Leslie Rescorla & Lorraine Rocissano
978-1-930398-15-3  © 2010  $35.00  ($28.00 to bookstores)

What Is Developmental Psychopathology?
Applying the Biopsychosocial and Developmental Models: A Case of Self-mutilation
PART ONE    Developmental, Learning, and Psychoneurological Disorders
1. Autistic Disorder: The Case of Amy F
    [A three-year-old girl inhabits her own, solitary world.]
2. High-Functioning Pervasive Developmental Disorder: The Case of Seth B
    [A child’s fascination with knots dominates his days.]
3. Pervasive Developmental Disorder Over Time: The Case of Aaron R
    [Positive personality traits temper the consequences of disability.]
4. Dyslexia: The Case of Ned L
    [A fifth-grade student with behavioral and peer problems has a secret: He can’t read.]
5. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: The Case of Robbie A
    [A youngster suffers intellectual and behavioral problems as a result of his mother’s drinking during pregnancy.]
6. Tourette’s Disorder: The Case of Charlie R
    [Can humming be a symptom of a psychoneurological disorder?]
PART TWO    Anxiety and Somatoform Disorders
7. Generalized Anxiety Disorder: The Case of Matthew Q
    [A youngster about to enter kindergarten is virtually incapacitated by a wide range of fears.]
8. School Refusal: The Case of Roseanne A
    [Panic symptoms cause a youngster to refuse to go to school.]
9. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: The Case of Ben B
    [A twelve-year-old boy feels compelled to touch corners and hold his breath.]
10. Selective Mutism: The Case of Michael M
    [Extreme social anxiety leaves a child speechless.]
11. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in an Adolescent: The Case of Zoe M
    [Therapy helps a teenager recover from a terrifying experience.]
12. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in a Younger Child: The Case of Luis P
    [Familial and cultural factors affect the treatment of a traumatized youngster.]
13. Undifferentiated Somatoform Disorder: The Case of Aline N
    [How are unexplained physical symptoms related to psychological distress?]
14. Encopresis: The Cases of Lance C
    [Physiological and psychological factors combine to produce a problem with psychosocial consequences.]
PART THREE    Mood Disorders
15. Major Depression: The Case of Onolee B
    [A ten-year-old girl appears to bounce back after her mother dies, only to become depressed when she has to adapt to a new stepmother and stepfamily.]
16. Bipolar Disorder: The Case of Wayne N
    [A bright and creative adolescent undergoes an abrupt change in mood and behavior.]
17. A Dysthymic Adolescent: The Case of Monica M
    [Biological and environmental factors are both implicated in this teenager’s long-standing history of depressed mood.]
18. Adjustment Disorder with Depressed Mood: The Case of Joey C
    [Treating his mother’s depression is part of what helps a sevenyear-old boy get through his parents’ divorce.]
PART FOUR    Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders
19. Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: The Case of Josh D
    [A bright, engaging youngster mysteriously fails to succeed in school.]
20. Attention Deficit with Conduct Disorder: The Case of Anne J
    [A teenage girl violates expectations and rules.]
21. Oppositional-Defiant Disorder: The Case of Timmy G
    [Parents’ conflicts affect the behavior of their son.]
PART FIVE    Substance Abuse and Eating Disorders
22. Substance Abuse: The Case of Caitlin A
    [Which comes first: depression or drug abuse?]
23. Heroin Addiction: The Case of Harry H
    [Adolescent addiction ends in tragedy.]
24. Bulimia: The Case of Corinne D
    [A teenager gets caught in a vicious cycle of bingeing and purging.]
25. Anorexia: The Case of Barbara B
    [A youngster engages in self-starvation as a way to gain some control over her life.]
PART SIX    Disorders of Emerging Identity
26. Gender Identity Disorder: The Case of Billy B
    [A little girl finds herself trapped in a boy’s body.]
27. Dissociative Disorder: The Case of Jessie P
    [A traumatized teenager has an episode of amnesia in which she flees from home.]
28. Borderline Personality Disorder: The Case of April S
    [A teenager lives a dramatically chaotic existence.]
PART SEVEN    Psychoses
29. Schizophrenia with Acute Onset: The Case of Wendy W
    [A teenager’s own skills, loving parents, and good treatment help her overcome the effects of schizophrenia.]
30. Schizophrenia with Insidious Onset: The Case of Jesse P
    [A youngster falters at each developmental task and is later overwhelmed by schizophrenia.]

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