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Bishop, Andrew C. – Mental Retardation, 1992
A six-point program of diagnostic inquiry and treatment strategy for individuals with behavior disorders in addition to severe or profound mental retardation is presented, which allows alternate etiological hypotheses to be tested in a clinical setting. This format is intended to unify psychopharmacy practice in mental retardation and in general…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Clinical Diagnosis, Drug Therapy, Etiology
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (NJ1), 2009
Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is one of a group of behavioral disorders called disruptive behavior disorders (DBD). These disorders are called this because children who have these disorders tend to disrupt those around them. ODD is one of the more common mental health disorders found in children and adolescents. This paper discusses the…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Therapy, Mental Disorders, Children
Woods, Douglas W., Ed.; Piacentini, John C., Ed.; Walkup, John T., Ed – Guilford Publications, 2007
Grounded in a comprehensive model of Tourette syndrome (TS) and related disorders, this state-of-the-art volume provides a multidisciplinary framework for assessment and treatment. Leading authorities present the latest knowledge on the neurobehavioral underpinnings of TS, its clinical presentation, and how to distinguish it from frequently…
Descriptors: Hyperactivity, Clinical Psychology, Neurological Impairments, Disabilities
American Journal on Mental Retardation, 2000
This article introduces this special issue focused on application of guidelines based on the consensus of experts to the treatment of psychiatric and behavioral problems in persons with mental retardation. It explains the method of developing the guidelines, the limitations and advantages of the guidelines, and the organization of the guidelines.…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Emotional Disturbances, Guidelines, Intervention
American Journal on Mental Retardation, 2000
The fourth in seven sets of guidelines based on the consensus of experts in the treatment of psychiatric and behavioral problems in mental retardation (MR) focuses on medication treatment. Guidelines cover strategies of medication management, when to include a medication in the initial treatment plan, and reasons for long-term medication…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Drug Therapy, Emotional Disturbances, Intervention
American Journal on Mental Retardation, 2000
The fifth in seven sets of guidelines based on the consensus of experts in the treatment of psychiatric and behavioral problems in mental retardation (MR) focuses on selection of medications. Guidelines cover selection of medications for psychiatric disorders, selection of medications for target symptoms, and preferred medications within different…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Drug Therapy, Emotional Disturbances, Intervention
Juul, Kris – 1990
The paper presents a literature-based comparison of psychodynamic and behavioral approaches in the management of aggression in children. The section on psychodynamic approaches discusses the work of August Aichhorn, Fritz Redl, Nicholas Long, and William Glasser, in addition to discussions of life space interviewing and the importance of the…
Descriptors: Aggression, Attachment Behavior, Behavior Disorders, Behavior Modification
Brodkin, Adele M.; Coleman, Melba – Instructor, 1996
Discusses what teachers can do to handle students with conduct disorders. After presenting a situation involving a troubled sixth grader, a child psychologist recommends avoiding labels, assuming underlying causes, advocating a full workup, and reaching out to his family; a school leader agrees and suggests pairing the child with a mentor. Four…
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Behavior Disorders, Elementary School Students, Family Problems
Pavela, Gary – 1990
This monograph is intended to serve as a practical resource for student affairs administrators, mental health professionals, campus attorneys, and others involved in formulating and implementing policies and procedures related to the dismissal of college and university students with mental disorders. One section covers legal issues surrounding…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Behavior Disorders, Case Studies, College Students