AGGRESSIVE AND DEFIANT BEHAVIOR: The Latest Assessment and Treatment Strategies for the Conduct Disorders (2nd Edition)

This book reviews the scientific literature on the conduct disorders and presents the information in an easy-to-access manner. The development, prevalence, and prognosis for the conduct disorders are discussed, as are the most scientifically-sound methods for assessing problem behaviors. “Best practices” treatment methods are detailed, and available treatment outcome data is discussed. The final chapter reviews medications that are sometimes used to control acting-out behaviors, including the stimulants. (Publisher: Compact Clinicals, Kansas City, MO. Date: 2001).