Depression in Childhood and Adolescence: A Guide for Practitioners

Depression in Childhood and Adolescence: A Guide for Practitioners

Rebecca A. Schwartz-Mette, Hannah R. Lawrence, Douglas W. Nangle, Cynthia A. Erdley, Laura Andrews and Melissa Jankowski

In Stock Date: 
12/13/2016
Print Price: 
$49.95
Print ISBN: 
9781606509357
E-book Price: 
$29.95
E-book ISBN: 
9781606509364
Pages: 
125
Binding Type: 
Softcover

Depression in Childhood and Adolescence: A Guide for Practitioners fills a gap in the literature by providing practitioners with a “go to” resource for understanding, assessing, and treating youth depression. All in one source, practitioners will find easy-to-follow and clearly worded coverage of diagnosis, bio psychosocial conceptualization, assessment, and treatment, as well as special topics including gender and developmental differences, suicidality, and the use of antidepressant medication in treatment. Cutting-edge information is supplemented with illustrative case studies designed to bring key points to life. This volume is an excellent resource for practitioners and trainees across a variety of  elds including child/adolescent psychology and psychiatry, developmental psychology, clinical social work, and school psychology. 

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Rebecca Schwartz-Mette

Dr. Rebecca Schwartz-Mette is a licensed psychologist and an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Maine. She earned a dual Ph.D. in Child Clinical and Developmental Psychology from the University of Missouri. Her program of research is focused on the intersection of depression and peer relations in childhood and adolescence. Her work has been published in top child clinical and developmental psychology journals and has been funded by the National Institute of Mental Health.

Hannah Lawrence

Hannah Lawrence, B.S. is a graduate student in the Developmental-Clinical Track of the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology at the University of Maine. Her primary program of research examines the role of social cognition in the development of depression and anxiety in childhood. She has research, intervention, and assessment experience working with preschoolers through adults in a range of settings. Her role as a graduate student contributes a unique perspective in developing this practical guide for trainees and practitioners.

Douglas W. Nangle

Dr. Douglas W. Nangle is a Professor and the Director of the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology at the University of Maine. He is a licensed psychologist with more than 20 years of experience in clinical practice, supervision, teaching, and research. His research examines the relations between social interactions and adjustment with a particular focus on internalizing distress.

Cynthia A. Erdley

Dr. Cynthia A. Erdley is a Professor of Developmental Psychology at the University of Maine. For over 20 years, she has mentored students in the Developmental-Clinical track of the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology and has taught courses focused on child and adolescent development. Her research has investigated the ways in which children’s and adolescents’ peer experiences relate to their adjustment, including depression. She has also examined the role of social-cognitive processes in behavior and psychological adjustment.

Melissa S. Jankowski

Melissa S. Jankowski, BA, is a graduate student in the clinical psychology doctoral program at the University of Maine with interests in peer relations and suicidality.

Laura A. Andrews

Laura A. Andrews, BA, is a graduate student in the clinical psychology doctoral program at the University of Maine with an interest in adolescent anxiety.