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Science, Treatment and Prevention of Antisocial Behaviors: Evidence-Based Practice

Citation

Fishbein Launse, D. (2004). Science, Treatment and Prevention of Antisocial Behaviors: Evidence-Based Practice. New Jersey: Civic Research Institute.

Abstract

Recent research findings from the fields of genetics, neurobiology, psychology and the social sciences on the causes of antisocial behavior, criminality, violence, substance abuse and other high-risk behaviors The underlying mechanisms in antisocial conduct -- and how to prevent and treat them Co-occurring disorders and trauma in antisocial individuals, and implications for treatment Applying behavioral scientific findings in the treatment of offender and other high-risk populations Assessing juvenile and adult offenders and patients with behavioral disturbances The linkages between antisocial behavior and substance abuse Designs for prevention strategies that focus on underlying causes