Negativeness

  1. Jonathan Williams and
  2. Peter Hill

Published Online: 20 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119977452.ch19

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) Negativeness, in Handbook for the Assessment of Children's Behaviours, A, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119977452.ch19

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:

  • negativeness;
  • misery;
  • signs of depression;
  • depression, often missed in children;
  • DSM criteria, a useful guide;
  • emotional, physical, and motivational signs;
  • variants of depression;
  • crying, communicating suffering;
  • intentional self-harm (DSH, deliberate self-harm);
  • suicide, risk factors

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Causelist 101: Misery

  • Causelist 102: Not opening presents

  • Special Topic 16: Is this child depressed?

  • Variants of depression

  • Patterns of depression over years

  • Causelist 103: Crying

  • Causelist 104: Self-harm

  • Special Topic 17: Is the risk of suicide great?