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Multicultural understanding of child and adolescent psychopathology : implications for mental health assessment / Thomas M. Achenbach, Leslie A. Rescorla.
Achenbach, Thomas M., 1940-
New York : Guilford Press, c2007.
x, 322 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-308) and indexes.
Why should we do multicultural research on children's problems? -- The empirically based "bottom-up" approach to psychopathology -- The diagnostically based "top-down" approach to psychopathology -- Multicultural findings on scores obtained with empirically based assessment instruments -- Multicultural findings on correlates of empirically based scale scores -- Multicultural findings on patterns of problems in empirically based assessment instruments -- Multicultural findings on the prevalence of diagnostically based disorders -- Multicultural findings on correlates and comorbidity of diagnostically based disorders -- Comparisons of empirically based and diagnostically based findings -- Meeting challenges posed by multicultural research on children's problems -- Contributions of multicultural research to understanding, assessing, preventing, and treating child psychopathology.
Child psychopathology--Cross-cultural studies.
Adolescent psychopathology--Cross-cultural studies.
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