Development and Psychopathology

This multidisciplinary journal is devoted to the publication of original, empirical, theoretical and review papers which address the interrelationship of typical and atypical development in children and adults. It is intended to serve the emerging field of developmental psychopathology which strives to understand patterns of adaptation and maladaptation throughout the lifespan. This journal is of interest to psychologists, psychiatrists, social scientists, neuroscientists, paediatricians, and researchers.

Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Impact factor
4.926 (2012)

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Psychology & Psychiatry

Parents' yelling takes heavy toll on teens

Parents' yelling is a turnoff for teens, but don't mistake their emotional shutdown as a sign of ennui. It may be a sign of aggression.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Genetic marker in children may indicate future psychological problems

Researchers studying a healthy population of young children have uncovered evidence for an association between a genetic marker that modulates the uptake of a particular brain chemical ('neurotransmitter'), serotonin (5-HTTLPR), ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Breastfeeding can erase effects of prenatal violence for newborns

How infants adjust in their first months of life depends on many factors, including what their mothers experienced while they are in utero. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 4 women in ...

Attention deficit disorders

ADHD plus childhood trauma heightens risk for self-harm, suicide

Young women with ADHD who have been exposed to abuse, neglect or other traumas in childhood and adolescence are at greater risk for self-injury, eating disorders and suicide than those with ADHD who were not mistreated in ...

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