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Edited by Benjamin L. Hankin and John R. Z. Abela, Development of Psychopathology: A Vulnerability-Stress Perspective brings together the foremost experts conducting groundbreaking research into the major factors shaping psychopathological disorders across the lifespan in order to review and integrate the theoretical and empirical literature in this field. The volume editors build upon two important and established research and clinical traditions: developmental psychopathology frameworks and vulnerability-stress models of psychological disorders.

Depression from Childhood Through Adolescence and Adulthood: A Developmental Vulnerability and Stress Perspective
Depression from childhood through adolescence and adulthood: A developmental vulnerability and stress perspective
Benjamin L.Hankin and John R. Z.Abela

Depression is one of the most commonly occurring of the major psychopathologies. It is a prototypical multifactorial disorder that profoundly affects individuals’ emotions, thoughts, sense of self, behaviors, interpersonal relations, physical functioning, biological processes, work productivity, and overall life satisfaction. Indeed, given the multiple effects that depression has, it has been ranked as the fourth leading cause of disability and premature death worldwide (Murray & Lopez, 1996). There are clearly numerous developmental pathways by which certain individuals have greater liability to experience elevations in depression, including various risk factors such as negative life events, predisposing ...

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