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Author Achenbach, Thomas M., 1940-

Title Multicultural understanding of child and adolescent psychopathology : implications for mental health assessment / Thomas M. Achenbach, Leslie A. Rescorla.

Publication Info. New York : Guilford Press, [2007]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  618.9289 A177M    Check Shelf
Description x, 322 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-308) and indexes.
Contents Why should we do multicultural research on children's problems? -- The empirically based "bottom-up" approach to psychopathology -- The diagnostically based "top-down" approach to psychopathology -- Multicultural findings on scores obtained with empirically based assessment instruments -- Multicultural findings on correlates of empirically based scale scores -- Multicultural findings on patterns of problems in empirically based assessment instruments -- Multicultural findings on the prevalence of diagnostically based disorders -- Multicultural findings on correlates and comorbidity of diagnostically based disorders -- Comparisons of empirically based and diagnostically based findings -- Meeting challenges posed by multicultural research on children's problems -- Contributions of multicultural research to understanding, assessing, preventing, and treating child psychopathology.
Subject Child psychopathology -- Cross-cultural studies.
Adolescent psychopathology -- Cross-cultural studies.
Mental Disorders.
Cross-Cultural Comparison.
Psychopathology -- methods.
Added Author Rescorla, Leslie.
ISBN 1593853483 cloth alkaline paper
9781593853488 cloth alkaline paper
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