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Malays Fam Physician. 2009 Aug 31;4(2-3):88-90. eCollection 2009.

The management of an adolescent with conduct problems in a primary care clinic - a case report.

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1
MBBS, Department of Family Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
2
MD.

Abstract

PURPOSE:

To describe the management of mild conduct problems in an adolescent at the primary care level.

CASE REPORT:

A 16 year old girl presented with conduct problems with impending school suspension. The cause of her behavioural problems was mainly related to poor parenting skills of her parents and anger in herself. She was successfully managed with counselling and improvement of parenting styles in her parents.

CONCLUSION:

This case report illustrates the opportunity for family physicians to manage simple conduct problems at primary care level.

KEYWORDS:

Conduct problems; adolescents; anger management; parenting skills

PMID:
25606170
PMCID:
PMC4267045

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