6. Disruptive Behaviour

  1. Robert Goodman1 and
  2. Stephen Scott2

Published Online: 16 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118340899.ch6

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition

How to Cite

Goodman, R. and Scott, S. (2012) Disruptive Behaviour, in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118340899.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119979685

Online ISBN: 9781118340899

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Keywords:

  • disruptive behaviour;
  • persistent failure to control behaviour within social set up;
  • naming of disruptive behavioural disorders, straightforward/confusing;
  • DSM-IV, ODD and conduct disorder, either on or on the other;
  • psychiatric labelling and social control;
  • disruptive behaviour, whether being a psychiatric problem;
  • disruptive behavioural disorders, mistaken for ADHD/and vice versa;
  • necessity of family therapy, being hardly evaluated

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Psychiatric labelling and social control

  • Dimension or category?

  • Is disruptive behaviour a psychiatric problem?

  • Symptoms and signs

  • Associated features

  • Differential diagnosis

  • Epidemiology

  • Causes

  • Assessment

  • Treatment

  • Continuity and outcome

  • Type of adult outcome

  • Subject review

  • Further reading