Handbook of Pediatric Psychology

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Michael C. Roberts, Ric G. Steele
Guilford Press, Nov 15, 2010 - Psychology - 808 pages

Sponsored by the Society of Pediatric Psychology, this handbook is recognized as the definitive reference in the field. In concise, peer-reviewed chapters, leading authorities comprehensively examine links between psychological and medical issues from infancy through adolescence. Psychosocial aspects of specific medical problems and developmental, emotional, and behavioral disorders are reviewed. The volume showcases evidence-based approaches to intervention and prevention. It describes innovative ways that professionals can promote positive health behaviors; help children and families cope with medical conditions and their treatment; and collaborate across disciplines to deliver effective clinical services in primary care, mental health, and school settings.

 

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Contents

Chapter 1
3
Chapter 2
19
Chapter 3
35
Chapter 4
52
Chapter 5
71
Chapter 6
89
Chapter 7
99
Chapter 8
114
Chapter 28
420
Chapter 29
429
Chapter 30
446
Chapter 31
464
Chapter 32
481
Chapter 33
491
Chapter 34
508
Chapter 35
526

Chapter 9
130
Chapter 10
153
Chapter 11
171
Chapter 12
189
Chapter 13
205
Chapter 14
216
Chapter 15
227
Chapter 16
241
Chapter 17
254
Chapter 18
271
Chapter 19
287
Chapter 20
303
Chapter 21
319
Chapter 22
334
Chapter 23
350
Chapter 24
366
Chapter 25
381
Chapter 26
392
Chapter 27
403
Chapter 36
540
Chapter 37
556
Chapter 38
575
Chapter 39
586
Chapter 40
603
Chapter 41
618
Chapter 42
630
Chapter 43
649
Chapter 44
656
Chapter 45
672
Chapter 46
689
Chapter 47
703
Chapter 48
721
Chapter 49
737
Chapter 50
755
Chapter 51
763
Chapter 52
774
Index
785
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About the author (2010)

Michael C. Roberts, PhD, ABPP, is Professor and Director of the Clinical Child Psychology Program at the University of Kansas. He holds academic appointments in the Departments of Psychology, Applied Behavioral Science, and Pediatrics. Dr. Roberts has published close to 200 journal articles and book chapters related to the application of psychology to understanding and influencing children's physical and mental health. He has authored or coedited 18 books. Currently the Editor of the American Psychological Association journal Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, Dr. Roberts is a recipient of the Award for Distinguished Contributions to Education and Training from the American Psychological Association and the Martin P. Levin Mentorship Award from the Society of Pediatric Psychology. Ric G. Steele, PhD, ABPP, is Associate Professor in the Clinical Child Psychology Program at the University of Kansas. He is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Child and Family Studies and is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Pediatric Psychology, the Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Children's Health Care, and Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. Dr. Steele has published more than 60 journal articles and book chapters and has coedited several handbooks related to health and mental health services for children and youth. His empirical research examines the promotion of physical and mental health across a continuum of health risk categories, with particular emphasis on the promotion of weight-related health.

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