Title

Etiology of Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder: Biological, Familial and Environmental Factors Identified in the Development of Disruptive Behavior Disorders

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2010

Keywords

Conduct Problem, Conduct Disorder, Antisocial Behavior, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Relational Aggression

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6297-3_3

Abstract

Conduct problems are associated with a large number of biological, affective, cognitive, familial, and environmental risk factors. Further, research suggests that there may be multiple developmental pathways to conduct problems, each with their own unique constellation of risk and protective factors. Attempts at disaggregating youth into more homo­geneous subtypes have uncovered groups of youth that show similar risk factors and distinct developmental trajectories. This chapter will provide an overview of these major subtypes of conduct disorder (CD) and the specific risk factors associated with each subtype. Assessment and treatment implications are discussed.

Was this content written or created while at USF?

Yes

Citation / Publisher Attribution

Clinical Handbook of Assessing and Treating Conduct Problems in Youth, p. 49-76

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