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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.

Development of Behavioral Problems over the Life Course: A Vulnerability and Stress Perspective
Development of behavioral problems over the life course: A vulnerability and stress perspective
Benjamin L.Hankin, John R. Z.Abela, Randy P.Auerbach, Chad M.McWhinnie, and Steven A.Skitch

In this chapter, we present a vulnerability and stress perspective on the origins of disruptive, behavioral problems with a focus on childhood and adolescence. To start, we review pertinent descriptive findings about the genesis and developmental unfolding of behavioral problems. Next, we evaluate some of the vulnerability and stressor/ environmental factors for the origins of behavior problems. Last, we provide empirical examples of how vulnerability and stress factors for behavioral problems can be integrated. Consistent with the general theme and emphasis of this volume and recent commentary (Rutter, 2003), ...

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