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

Noor Azimah Muhammad, Khairani Omar

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10
Number of pages1
JournalMalaysian Family Physician
Volume4
Issue number2-3
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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Keywords

  • Adolescents
  • Anger management
  • Conduct problems
  • Parenting skills

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Family Practice
  • Community and Home Care

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The management of an adolescent with conduct problems in a primary care clinic - A case report. / Muhammad, Noor Azimah; Omar, Khairani.

In: Malaysian Family Physician, Vol. 4, No. 2-3, 2009, p. 10.

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