What is abnormal child psychology?
o Pre 1800s:
o Children viewed as property, servants, and soldiers
o Abnormal behavior was viewed as possession by the devil
o Adults could do whatever they saw fit to fix
Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents
Anxiety vs. Fear and Panic
Fear: Immediate, alarm reaction to current danger or life-threatening emergencies.
If I dont fight or run from this bear, I am going to die
Panic: A group of symp
Autism Spectrum Disorders
o Social Communication/Interaction
Routines and stimulation
Looking and listening to other people
Responding to the emotions of oth
Do you think that stimulant medications are an effective solution for children with
ADHD? What other strategies might you use the address Charlies behavior?
o Pharmacological Intervention
Risks (Cortese et. al, 2013):
Short Term Eff