Developmental psychopathology: concepts and challenges.

  title={Developmental psychopathology: concepts and challenges.},
  author={M. Rutter and L. Sroufe},
  journal={Development and psychopathology},
  volume={12 3},
  • M. Rutter, L. Sroufe
  • Published 2000
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Development and psychopathology
  • The defining features of developmental psychopathology concepts include attention to the understanding of causal processes, appreciation of the role of developmental mechanisms, and consideration of continuities and discontinuities between normality and psychopathology. Accomplishments with respect to these issues are reviewed in relation to attachment disorders, antisocial behavior, autism, depressive disorder, schizophrenia, and intellectual development. Major research challenges remain in… CONTINUE READING

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