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Some Issues in the Study of  Maladjustment During Adolescence   Are adolescents a vulnerable  subgroup?  Normative experimentation  versus abnormality  Comorbidity 
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Broad Dimensions of Psychosocial  Problems during Adolescence   INTERNALIZING: Problems related to  internal experience of distress.   Includes depression and anxiety.  EXTERNALIZING: Problems related to  anger, impulsivity, and antisocial  tendencies.
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Limitations of the  Externalizing/Internalizing Distinction Some classes of problems are both  externalizing and internalizing  disorders (e.g., substance abuse). Some important problems of  adolescence (e.g., peer rejection)  don’t fit neatly into either category.  
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Externalizing Disorders Conduct Disorder  Attention Deficit  Hyperactivity Disorder 
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Conduct Disorder   Aggressive behavior toward animals or people Rule breaking or violation of laws Status offenses Destruction of property Stealing Deception
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Developmental Changes in  Aggressive Behavior Overt aggression declines in frequency  (but increases in salience) over  development.  Will the same pattern hold for relational  aggression?  
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Subtypes of Conduct Disorder  Early-Start or Life-Course  Persistent  Late-Start or Adolescence- limited 
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Developmental Changes in  Nonaggressive Antisocial Behavior Nonaggressive antisocial behavior  diversifies with transition into  adolescence.  Many nonaggressive antisocial  behaviors become more common in  adolescence.
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSYC 338 taught by Professor Lindsey during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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