Includes bibliographical references (pages 124-137) and indexes.
Contents: Acknowledgements. Preface. Part One: Introduction. 1. Overview of Conduct Disorder. 2. Young People With More Than One Disorder (Comorbidity). 3. Aeitology 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. 12. Other Treatments for Conduct Disorder. 13. Treatment Approaches for Young Offenders. 14. Summary of Key Issues. Appendix 1. Diagnostic Criteria for Conduct Disorder. Appendix 2. Useful Terms for Understanding and Assessing Research. Appendix 3. Research Strategy. Appendix 4. Critical Appraisal. Appendix 5. Resources. References. Subject index. Author index. About FOCUS.