Can callous-unemotional traits enhance the understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of serious conduct problems in children and adolescents? A comprehensive review.

@article{Frick2014CanCT,
  title={Can callous-unemotional traits enhance the understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of serious conduct problems in children and adolescents? A comprehensive review.},
  author={Paul J Frick and James V. Ray and Laura C Thornton and Rachel E. Kahn},
  journal={Psychological bulletin},
  year={2014},
  volume={140 1},
  pages={1-57}
}
This article provides a comprehensive review of the research on the use of callous and unemotional (CU) traits for designating an important subgroup of children and adolescents with severe conduct problems. It focuses on the etiological significance of recognizing this subgroup of youths with severe conduct problems, its implications for diagnostic classification, and the treatment implications of this research. The review highlights limitations in existing research and provides directions for… CONTINUE READING
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