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Conduct disorder and offending behaviour in young people : findings from research

Liabø, Kristin. (Author). Richardson, Joanna, 1972- (Added Author). FOCUS (Project) (Added Author).

Summary: Offending behaviour in young people is a problem not only for affected neighbours and communities; it is also a serious problem for the young people involved. Behaviour problems and involvement in criminal activities have been linked to continued offending, substance misuse, lack of education and work - all factors that are linked, in turn, with shorter life expectancy. This book reviews the literature on a number of techniques and treatment approaches designed for use with adolescent conduct disorder and young offenders. The authors also provide an overview of the condition including its deve.

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  • ISBN: 9781435602977 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1435602978 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 184642660X
  • ISBN: 9781846426605
  • ISBN: 9781843105084 (pb : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9786611105594
  • ISBN: 661110559X
  • Physical Description: remote
    1 online resource (143 pages).
  • Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2007.

Content descriptions

General Note:
At head of title: FOCUS.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 124-137) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Cover; Title Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; Part One: Introduction; 1 Overview of Conduct Disorder; 2 Young People With More Than One Disorder (Comorbidity); 3 Aetiology and Developmental Pathways; 4 Prevention; 5 Measuring and Assessing Problem Behaviour; 6 Services for Adolescents; Part Two: The Research Base -Techniques for Treating Conduct Disorder and Treatment Approaches for Young Offenders; 7 Individual Programmes; 8 Family and Parenting Interventions; 9 School-based Interventions; 10 Pharmacology; 11 Interventions for Young People Involved in Firesetting and Arson.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: Conduct disorders in adolescence
Juvenile delinquency
Conduct Disorder
Juvenile Delinquency
MEDICAL Psychiatry Child & Adolescent
Genre: Electronic books.

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