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Author Liabø, Kristin.

Title Conduct disorder and offending behaviour in young people : findings from research / Kristin Liabø and Joanna Richardson
Published London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (143 pages)
Series Child and adolescent mental health series
Child and adolescent mental health series.
Contents 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
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
Notes At head of title: FOCUS
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 124-137) and indexes
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Subject Conduct disorders in adolescence.
Juvenile delinquency.
Adolescent.
Conduct Disorder.
Juvenile Delinquency.
Form Electronic book
Author Richardson, Joanna, 1972-
FOCUS (Project)
LC no. 2007026948
ISBN 1281105597
1435602978 (electronic bk.)
184642660X
9781281105592
9781435602977 (electronic bk.)
9781846426605
(pb ; alk. paper)
Other Titles Conduct disorder and offending behavior in young people