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Conduct Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence / Edition 1

Conduct Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence / Edition 1

by Alan E. Kazdin


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ISBN-13: 9780803971813
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 03/27/1995
Series: Developmental Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry Series , #9
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 191
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Introductionix
1.Introduction and Nature of the Problem1
Two Case Illustrations2
Clinical and Social Significance5
Defining and Identifying Antisocial Behaviors8
Conduct Disorder Youths and Their Families13
Three Vignettes16
Summary and Overview of Remaining Chapters18
2.Diagnosis and Assessment21
Diagnosis of Conduct Disorder21
Developmental Variations in Conduct Disorder26
Subtypes of Conduct Disorder28
Assessment of Antisocial Behavior34
Current Issues and Limitations45
Summary and Conclusions48
3.Risk Factors, Onset, and Course of Dysfunction50
Risk Factors for the Onset of Conduct Disorder51
Protective Factors63
Mechanisms and Processes Leading to Conduct Disorder65
Conduct Disorder Over the Life Span68
Summary and Conclusions73
4.Current Treatments75
Identifying Effective Treatments75
Highly Promising Approaches79
Salient Issues in Treatment Research95
Summary and Conclusions98
Overview and Rationale100
Promising Prevention Programs103
Major Issues and Obstacles114
Summary and Conclusions120
6.New Directions for Research122
Diagnosis and Evaluation of Conduct Disorder122
Sampling Issues127
Expanding the Models to Develop and to Evaluate Interventions132
Social Policy and Action142
Author Index165
Subject Index171
About the Author177

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