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PSYC 241 Lecture 10: PSYC 241 – WEEK 10 (Lecture)

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Simon Fraser University
PSYC 241
Shannon Zaitsoff

1 PSYC 241 WEEK 10 (Lecture) BEHAVIOR AND EMOTIONAL DISORDERS OF CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE He has a smattering of symptoms that are consistent with several different disorders (text, p. 370) o Pretty much always the case with children (sometimes with adults) They have less verbal skills to describe whats going on with them, time where things are changing very rapidly General Changes to DSM5 DSMIVTR o Disorders Usually First Diagnosed in Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence DSM V o Continuous developmental approach to diagnosis AttentionDeficitHyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) o Neurodevelopmental Disorders Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) Conduct Disorder (CD) o Disruptive, ImpulseControl, and Conduct Disorders Separation Anxiety Disorder o Anxiety Disorders Multiple Reporters Child, Parent, Teacher Reports of symptomsbehaviours often differ depending on who you ask? o Why? Multiple Areas of Assessment Developmental and medical history o Birth issues, developmental issues, etc. Social functioning o How is this child doing with peers, teachers, caregivers, etc. Educational functioning o Emotionally, socially and academically Role of the child psychologist Often liaison between family, care providers, and school Chart (Look at slides) Mental Disorders in Childhood o Externalizing Problems Disorders of undercontrolled behaviour Attention Deficithyperactivity Disorder Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) Conduct Disorder o Internalizing Problems Disorders of overcontrolled behaviour
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