Conduct disorders in children and adolescents
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Centrum Edukacji Nauczycielskiej, Uniwersytet Wrocławski, ul. W. Cybulskiego 30, 50–205 Wrocław
Szkoła Wyższa Psychologii Społecznej, Wydział Zamiejscowy we Wrocławiu, ul. A. Ostrowskiego 30b, 53–238 Wrocław
Submission date: 2014-09-30
Final revision date: 2015-06-16
Acceptance date: 2015-06-16
Publication date: 2023-08-14
Corresponding author
Marta Kuty-Pachecka   

Centrum Edukacji Nauczycielskiej, Uniwersytet Wrocławski, ul. W. Cybulskiego 30, 50–205 Wrocław
Wychowanie w Rodzinie 2015;11(1):291-304
Conduct disorders are one of the most frequent troubles that children have to deal with at school. In this paper we present a general perspective on issues of behavioral disorders. The diagnostic criteria used by psychologists to establish the type of disorder will be presented. The following part shows the epidemiology and characterizes predisposing factors for the occurrence of this disorder in children and adolescents. Early and correct diagnosis of conduct disorder and comprehensive therapeutic treatment, accelerates the healing process and helps to maintain the health of young patients. The course of discussion will present the main methods of treatment of conduct disorders, starting with group therapy with children, the interaction of parent – child treatment, behavioral training for parents, problem solving skills and also school interventions programs. The aim of the article is to bring conduct disorder in terms of dysfunctions of children and adolescents and to present forms of therapeutic interventions.
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