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PSY 1408 Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

This guide supports researchers seeking information on child and adolescent psychopathology.

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American Psychiatric Association (2022). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders-DSM-5-TR (5th ed. text revision).

Mash, E.J., & Barkley, R.A. (2014). Child Psychopathology (3rd ed.). Guilford Press.

Introduction to Psychopathology in Children

Martel, M. M., Markon, K., & Smith, G. T. (2017). Research review: Multi-informant integration in child and adolescent psychopathology diagnosis. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 58(2), 116–128. 10.1111/jcpp.12611

Peverill, M., Dirks, M. A., Narvaja, T., Herts, K. L., Comer, J. S., & McLaughlin, K. A. (2021). Socioeconomic status and child psychopathology in the United States: A meta-analysis of population-based studies. Clinical Psychology Review, 83.

Nosology, Classification, & the DSM

Notes on Assessment, Diagnosis & Treatment in Children

Zelazo, P. D. (2020). Executive function and psychopathology: A neurodevelopmental   perspective. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 16, 431-454. 024242 

La Roche, M. J., & Bloom, J. B. (2020). Examining the effectiveness of the cultural formulation Interview with young children: A clinical illustration. Transcultural Psychiatry, 57, 515–524.


Karadağ, M., Yılmaz Saygılı,G., Hangül, Z., & Subaşı Turgut, F. (2023). Does attention deficit hyperactivity disorder worsen family functioning and parenting styles? A case control study. International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice, 1–7. 

Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders

Mikolajewski, A.J., & Scheeringa, M.S. (2021). Links between oppositional defiant disorder dimensions, psychophysiology, and interpersonal versus non-interpersonal trauma. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 44, 261-275.

Substance-related and Addictive Disorders

Halladay, J., Woock, R., El-Khechen, H., Munn, C., MacKillop, J., Amlung, M., Ogrodnik, M., Favotto, L., Aryal, K., Noori, A., Kiflen, M., & Georgiades, K. (2020). Patterns of substance use among adolescents: A systematic review. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 216, 108222. 

Mood and Bipolar Disorders

Wiggins, J. L., Briggs-Gowan, M., Brotman, M. A., Leibenluft, E., & Wakschlag, L. S. (2021). Toward a developmental nosology for disruptive mood dysregulation disorder in early childhood. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 60(3), 388-397.

Guz, S., Kattari, S. K., Atteberry-Ash, B., Klemmer, C. L., Call, J., & Kattari, L. (2020). Depression and suicide risk at the cross-section of sexual orientation and gender identity for youth. Journal of Adolescent Health, 68(2), 317-323. 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2020.06.008 

Anxiety Disorders

Narmandakh, A., Roest, A. M., de Jonge, P., & Oldehinkel, A. J. (2021). Psychosocial and biological risk factors of anxiety disorders in adolescents: A TRAILS report. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 30(12), 1969-1982.

Post-Traumatic & Stress Disorders

Revet, A., Suc, A., Auriol, F., Djelantik, A. A. A. M., Raynaud, J., & Bui, E. (2021). Peritraumatic distress predicts prolonged grief disorder symptom severity after the death of a parent in children and adolescents. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 12(1), 7.

Eating Disorders

Mitchison, D., Wang, S. B., Wade, T., Haynos, A. F., Bussey, K., Trompeter, N., Lonergan, A., Tame, J., & Hay, P. (2023). Development of transdiagnostic clinical risk prediction models for 12‐month onset and course of eating disorders among adolescents in the community. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 56(7), 1406-1416.

Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Clements, C.C., Zoltowski, A. R., Yankowitz, L. D., Yerys, E., Schultz, R. T. & Herrington, J. T. (2018). Evaluation of the social motivation hypothesis of autism: A systematic review and meta-analysis. JAMA Psychiatry, 75(8), 797-808.

 Intellectual Disabilities & Learning Disorders

Grigorenko, E.L., Compton, D.L., Fuchs, L.S., Wagner, R.K., Willcutt, E.G., & Fletcher, J.M. (2020). Understanding, educating, and supporting children with specific learning disabilities: 50 years of science and practice. American Psychologist, 75(1):37-51. 10.1037/amp0000452

Thurm, A., Farmer, C., Salzman E., Lord, C., & Bishop, S. (2019). State of the field: Differentiating intellectual disability from Autism Spectrum Disorder. Front Psychiatry, 10,526.

Childhood Onset Schizophrenia

Berman, R. A., Gotts, S. J., McAdams, H. M., Greenstsein, D., Lalonde, F., Clasen, L… Rapoport, J. (2016). Disrupted sensorimotor and social-cognitive networks underlie symptoms in childhood-onset schizophrenia.  Brain, 139(1), 276-291.