Introduction

  1. Jonathan Williams and
  2. Peter Hill

Published Online: 20 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119977452.ch1

Handbook for the Assessment of Children's Behaviours, A

Handbook for the Assessment of Children's Behaviours, A

How to Cite

Williams, J. and Hill, P. (2012) Introduction, in Handbook for the Assessment of Children's Behaviours, A, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119977452.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 18 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119975892

Online ISBN: 9781119977452

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Keywords:

  • emotional problems of children;
  • behavioural, cognitive, social problems;
  • symptoms and psychopathology;
  • low-level checklists, probing causes;
  • Autism Diagnostic Interview;
  • symptom counts and “diagnostic code”;
  • professional attention, for children;
  • evidence-based treatments;
  • patterns of learned behavior, and family dynamics;
  • intellectual disability, global learning deficits

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Relationship to other aspects of diagnosis

  • The description of each symptom

  • The choice of causes in each list

  • Levels of explanation

  • The order of each list