Conduct Disorders In Childhood And Adolescence / Edition 2

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"This volume provides a thorough and well-balanced review of the topic of conduct disorders in childhood and adolescence. An opening chapter gives the reader a good sense of the nature, complexity, and magnitude of the problem for parents, caretakers, and mental health professionals; the remainder of the book explains what we currently know about children and adolescents with behavior problems. One chapter each is devoted to diagnosis and assessment, characteristics of the disorder, treatment, prevention, and directions for future research and social policy." --Matthjis Koopmans in Journal of Adolescence "This is another excellent little book, in the Sage Developmental Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry Series. Read and enjoy. --Ewen Rennie in BPS Division of Educational & Child Psychology

Discusses sex differences in development/child-rearing practices/psychiatric diagnosis/parent psychopathology/etc.

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Discusses the nature of conduct disorder and what recent research and clinical work have taught about it. Incorporates findings from child development, epidemiology, psychology, psychiatry, and criminology to discuss topics including: sex differences in development, child-rearing practices, parent psychopathology, the impact of heredity and environment, and treatments. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803971813
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 1/1/1995
  • Series: Developmental Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry Series , #9
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 1,005,996
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Introduction
1 Introduction and Nature of the Problem 1
2 Diagnosis and Assessment 21
3 Risk Factors, Onset, and Course of Dysfunction 50
4 Current Treatments 75
5 Prevention 100
6 New Directions for Research 122
References 150
Author Index 165
Subject Index 171
About the Author 177
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