Aggression and Antisocial Behavior in Children and Adolescents: Research and Treatment

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Guilford Press, 2002 - Psychology - 480 pages
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For practitioners and researchers in clinical, child, school, and developmental psychology; child and adolescent psychiatry; social work; pediatrics; juvenile justice; and related disciplines this comprehensive volume reviews and synthesizes a vast body of knowledge. Written from a clinical-developmental perspective, and integrating theory and research from diverse fields, the book examines the origins, development, outcomes, and treatment of what appears to be a growing epidemic among today's children and adolescents.

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Daniel F. Connor, MD, is currently Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, Massachusetts. He is also Director of Pediatric Psychopharmacology at the University of Massachusetts Memorial Health Care. A clinician and clinical researcher in child and adolescent psychiatry, Dr. Connor is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in the specialty of Psychiatry and the subspecialty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. As a practicing clinician, Dr. Connor evaluates and treats a wide variety of youth with serious emotional and behavioral disturbances, most of whom have troubles with excessive, inappropriate, and maladaptive aggression and related problems. An active clinical investigator, Dr. Connor has authored numerous scientific articles and book chapters on aggression, pediatric psychopharmacology, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and disruptive behavior disorders. As Director of the Pediatric Psychopharmacology Clinical Trials Program at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, he participates in many multisite clinical drug trials developing new therapies for children and adolescents with ADHD and disruptive behavior disorders.

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