Developmental Pathways to Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders provides essential understanding on how disruptive behavior disorder (DBD) is characterized, its early markers and etiology, and the empirically-based treatment for the disorder. The book covers features and assessment of various DBDs, including oppositional-defiant disorder, conduct disorder, and antisocial personality disorder, the psychological markers of externalizing problems, such as irritability and anger, common elements of effective evidence-based treatments for DBD for behavioral treatments, cognitive therapies, and family and community therapies. A final section discusses new and emerging insights in the prevention and treatment of DBD.
- Provides a critical foundation for understanding how disruptive behavior disorder (DBD) is defined
- Looks at early markers and etiology of DBD
- Goes beyond the surface-level treatment provided by other books, offering in-depth coverage of various DBDs, such as oppositional-defiant disorder and antisocial personality disorder
- Examines the causal factors and developmental pathways implicated in DBD
- Includes cutting-edge insights into the prevention of DBD prior to the emergence of symptoms
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1. Disruptive, Impulse Control, and Conduct Disorders 2. Oppositional Defiant Disorder 3. Conduct Disorder 4. Antisocial Personality Disorder 5. Negative Affect 6. Callous-unemotional Traits 7. Cognitive Attribution Bias 8. Sensation-seeking and risk-taking 9. Behavioral Treatments 10. Cognitive Therapies 11. Anger Management 12. Family and Community Therapies 13. Developmental Pathways 14. Integrative theory and treatment; Prevention
Dr. Martel's research utilizes a translational, "bench to bedside perspective to examine developmental pathways to disruptive behavior disorders and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, using multiple levels of analysis.