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17 Cards in this Set

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Adolescent-Limited Path (AL Path)
A developmental pathway to antisocial behavior - Antisocial behavior begins around puberty, continues through adolescents, and stops in young adulthood
Specific type of conduct disorder where the characteristics are not displayed prior to age 10
Antisocial Behavior (ASB)
Age inappropriate actions and attitudes that violate family expectations, societal norms, and the personal or property rights of others
Antisocial Personality Disorder (APD)
Adult disorder - Pervasive pattern of disregard for and violation of the rights of others & engagement in illegal behaviors
Child displays at least 1 characteristic of the disorder prior to age 10
Coercion Theory
Coercive parent-child interactions serve as the training ground for the development of antisocial behavior - 4-Step escape-conditioning sequence teaches child to use increasingly intense forms of noxious behavior to escape & avoid unwanted parental demands
Conduct Disorder
Disruptive behavior disorder in which the child exhibits an early, persistent, & extreme pattern of aggressive & antisocial acts that involve the infliction of pain on others of interference with others rights through physical & verbal aggression (stealing, vandalism, truancy, or running away)
Destructive-Nondestructive Dimension
Dimension of antisocial behavior continuum ranging from acts such as cruelty to animals or destruction of property at one end, to nondestructive behavior such as arguing or irritability at the other end
Disruptive Behavior Disorder
DSM category for persistent patterns of antisocial behavior that includes oppositional defiant disorder & conduct d/o
Externalizing Behavior
Mix of impulsive, overactive, aggressive, & delinquent acts
Hostile Attributional Bias
Tendency of aggressive children to attribute negative intent to others, especially when intentions are unclear
Life-Course Persistent (LCP) Path
Child engages in antisocial behavior at an early age & continues to do so into adulthood
Multisystemic Treatment
Attempts to address the multiple determinants of problematic behavior by involving family members, school, peers... & by drawing on multiple treatment techniques
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
Least severe form of disruptive behavior disorder - Children show age-inappropriate & persistent patterns of irritable, hostile, oppositional & defiant behavior
Overt-Covert Dimension
Continuum of antisocial behavior ranging from overt forms such as physical aggression to covert forms such as hidden sneaky acts
Problem-Solving Skills Training
Aimed at the cognitive deficiencies & distortions displayed by children & adolescents who experience conduct problems in interpersonal situations
Reciprocal Influence
Theory that the childs behavior is both influenced by & itself influences the behavior of other family memebers