Contradictions

  1. Jonathan Williams and
  2. Peter Hill

Published Online: 20 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119977452.ch23

Handbook for the Assessment of Children's Behaviours, A

Handbook for the Assessment of Children's Behaviours, A

How to Cite

Williams, J. and Hill, P. (2012) Contradictions, in Handbook for the Assessment of Children's Behaviours, A, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119977452.ch23

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 18 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119975892

Online ISBN: 9781119977452

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Keywords:

  • contradictions;
  • apparent contradictions, surprises or non sequiturs;
  • unwanted behaviours;
  • cognitive dissonance;
  • Piagettian developmental stages, and transitions;
  • word-finding difficulty;
  • classification difficulties;
  • mild distortions of reality;
  • specific pseudo-patterns;
  • pseudo-behaviours

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Causelist 119: Unwanted behaviours

  • Special Topic 18: Is cognitive dissonance involved?

  • Causelist 120: Approximate answers

  • Special Topic 19: Is this symptom fabricated, induced or exaggerated?

  • How patients tolerate the inconsistency

  • Practical approach

  • Specific pseudo-patterns

  • Pseudo-behaviours

  • Pseudo-experiences