Conduct Disorders and Severe Antisocial Behavior

Paperback | April 30, 1998

byPaul J. Frick

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This book outlines a scientific approach to understanding and treating children and adolescents who display a severe pattern of aggressive antisocial behavior. Unlike other works which tend to focus exclusively on research data or practical guidelines for treatment approaches, this valuable reference integrates both of these aspects, providing clear guidelines for intervention based on the most current research. Outstanding features include 23 tables and figures, and two chapters detailing a comprehensive approach to treatment tailored to the needs of the individual child or adolescent.

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This is the first text to integrate the results of research on aggressive and antisocial behavior in children and adolescents with effective guidelines for clinical intervention. Dr. Frick describes the nature and symptoms of the disorders, casual factors, the role of psychological testing, and a comprehensive approach to treatment.

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This book outlines a scientific approach to understanding and treating children and adolescents who display a severe pattern of aggressive antisocial behavior. Unlike other works which tend to focus exclusively on research data or practical guidelines for treatment approaches, this valuable reference integrates both of these aspect...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.27 inPublished:April 30, 1998Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306458411

ISBN - 13:9780306458415

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Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to Conduct Disorders. 2. The Nature of Antisocial Behaviors and Conduct Disorders. 3. Classification of Conduct Disorders. 4. The Etiology of Conduct Disorders. 5. Clinical Assessment. 6. Treatment I: The Basic Techniques. 7. Comprehensive Approaches to Treatment. References. Index.

From Our Editors

This is the first text to integrate the results of research on aggressive and antisocial behavior in children and adolescents with effective guidelines for clinical intervention. Dr. Frick describes the nature and symptoms of the disorders, casual factors, the role of psychological testing, and a comprehensive approach to treatment.

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`Although written primarily for the professional, the book addresses a topic of high interest to the general public, given the recent increase in youthful violence and juvenile delinquency generally.' Choice (November 1998) `This book provides a useful framework for understanding and treating conduct problems. The applied-science approach used throughout the book is especially commendable, as is the use of concrete examples to illustrate the main ideas.' The Canadian Child Psychiatry Review, 8:3 (1999)