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Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Goring, Jennifer Christine
Author's Email Address jgoring@vt.edu
URN etd-04202004-172038
Title Differential Responses of Children with Varying Degrees of Reactive and Proactive Aggression to Two Forms of Psychosocial Treatment
Degree Master of Science
Department Psychology
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Ollendick, Thomas H. Committee Chair
Cooper, Robin K. Panneton Committee Member
Finney, Jack W. Committee Member
Greene, Ross W. Committee Member
Keywords
  • Reactive
  • Psychosocial Treatment
  • Proactive
  • Aggression
Date of Defense 2003-10-02
Availability unrestricted
Abstract
Based on the unique clinical correlates of two subtypes of childhood aggression (reactive and proactive), this study examined possible differential treatment effects for children with varying degrees of reactive or proactive aggression receiving one of two types of psychosocial treatment aimed at addressing these unique characteristics. Forty-seven affectively dysregulated children with oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) participated in the study. Results suggest a main effect for type of treatment, modest support for the moderating role of proactive aggression, and no support for reactive aggression as a moderator of treatment outcome. Implications for assessment and treatment of aggression are discussed.
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