Presenting cutting-edge research conducted with children, adolescents, and their caregivers, this e-book examines cognitive factors in the development of psychopathology. Investigators at the forefront of the field discuss different types of cognitive vulnerability and their links to depression, anxiety, and externalizing symptoms. Also addressed is how cognitive vulnerability itself develops, including the role of child–parent interactions, maternal depression, and physiological processes. Innovative assessment approaches are described. This material was originally published as a special section of the International Journal of Cognitive Therapy (Vol. 5, No. 3, 2012), editor, John H. Riskind, PhD.