Chapter 16b Slides

Chapter 16b Slides - Chapter 16 Childhood Disorders...

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Chapter 16 Childhood Disorders- Internalizing Disorders Internalizing disorders n Many internalizing disorders of childhood are variants of adult disorders n Some behaviors are normal at one age, disorders at another n There are differences in expression of underlying distress Internalizing disorders n Kids may have difficulty articulating their internal experiences n Problems in assessment come from
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differences between child/adult reports n Low or absent correlation between children’s adults’ report DSM Internalizing Disorders n Childhood anxiety disorders n Separation Anxiety Disorder n Internalizing disorders specific to childhood n Disorders of feeding n Disorders of elimination n Tic Disorders n Attachment disorders Separation Anxiety
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Disorder n Anxiety at separation from caregiver n This is normal and adaptive in toddlerhood (8-15 mos.); problematic if later n Interferes with school/social functioning n Responds well to behavioral and family therapies n Disorders of feeding n
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This note was uploaded on 09/25/2008 for the course PSYCH 341 taught by Professor Aaron during the Fall '08 term at UVA.

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Chapter 16b Slides - Chapter 16 Childhood Disorders...

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