By Alan Carr
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Concurrently, weekly family sessions were held in which progress was assessed; a reward system for school attendance was set up; and the transition to secondary school was discussed. The mother also arranged for a series of consultations for her epilepsy which became better controlled. Barry returned to school and moved to secondary school in the autumn. His recovery, however, was incomplete and he later relapsed and required further treatment. Phobias Phobic anxiety is the intense fear which occurs when faced with an object, event or situation from a clearly definable class of stimuli 41 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY which is out of proportion to the danger posed by the stimulus, and leads to persistent avoidance.
His conduct problems began in middle childhood. He was the eldest of four brothers, all of whom developed conduct problems, but his were by far the most severe. He had a history of becoming involved in aggressive exchanges that often escalated to violence. He and his mother had become involved in coercive patterns of interaction from his earliest years. He developed similar coercive patterns of interaction at school with his teachers, at work with various foremen and also in his relationship with Rita.
Conduct disorders are the most common type of childhood psychological problems. Children with conduct problems are a treatment priority because the outcome for more than half of these youngsters is very poor in terms of criminality and psychological adjustment. In the long term the cost to society for unsuccessfully treated conduct problems is enormous. Up to 14 per cent of youngsters have significant conduct problems and these difficul-ties are far more common among boys. Comorbidity for conduct 34 C H I L D H O O D B E H AV I O U R D I S O R D E R S disorders and both ADHD and emotional problems such as anxiety and depression is very high, particularly in clinic populations.