6. Adjustment Problems and Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence

  1. Linda Wilmshurst

Published Online: 6 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118440728.ch6

Clinical and Educational Child Psychology: An Ecological-Transactional Approach to Understanding Child Problems and Interventions

Clinical and Educational Child Psychology: An Ecological-Transactional Approach to Understanding Child Problems and Interventions

How to Cite

Wilmshurst, L. (2012) Adjustment Problems and Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence, in Clinical and Educational Child Psychology: An Ecological-Transactional Approach to Understanding Child Problems and Interventions, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118440728.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 DEC 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119952268

Online ISBN: 9781118440728

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Keywords:

  • adjustment disorders;
  • behavioral inhibition;
  • parental stress;
  • family cohesion;
  • school transitions

Summary

The chapter contains sections titled:

  • Chapter Preview and Learning Objectives

  • Introduction to Adjustment Problems

  • Symptoms and Prevalence of Adjustment Disorders

  • Temperament, Emotional Reactivity, and Response To Stressors

  • Adjustment Problems in Early and Middle Childhood

  • Adjustment Problems in Adolescence