Disruptive behavior disorders are characterized by problems in the self-control of emotions and behavior, which interfere with a child’s ability to function at home and school. The child violates the rights of others or enters into conflicts with rules or authority figures. This lecture will explore the possible causes of these behaviors and discuss effective interventions in the primary care setting.
- Describe the disruptive behaviors and their possible causes
- Diagnose the disruptive behaviors according to DSM-5
- Discuss effective interventions for disruptive behaviors
- Aateqa Ismail, MD, psychiatrist in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
- Ellen H. Sholevar, MD, psychiatrist in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
- Alison R. Zisser, PhD, psychologist in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
ACCME Accreditation Statement: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure Statement: Aateqa Ismail, MD (Speaker), Ellen Sholevar, MD (Speaker), Alison Zisser, PhD, (Speaker), Katie Lockwood, MD MEd, (CHOP Talks Course Director), and Monica S. Williams (CME Planner) and others as appropriate have no relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest to disclose.