Psychiatry & Behavioral Science
Behavior problems in children and adolescents can be real, painful, and costly and are a source of stress for the child, family, school, and community. Clinicians often refer to these problems as disorders. This program discusses some of the more common behavior disorders affecting children.
After completing this activity, the participant should be able to:
- discuss the subtypes of behavior disorders.
- discuss diagnostic criteria for behavior disorders.
- discuss incidence of mental health problems in children and adolescents.
- discuss the assessment process and treatment guidelines for children and adolescents with behavior disorders.