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    CBT and work in mitigating duress in Female ASPD and CD patients

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    Please give me a brief description of the following research article:
    Burnette, M. L., & Newman, D. L. (2005). The natural history of conduct disorder symptoms in female inmates: on the predictive utility of the syndrome in severely antisocial women. American journal of orthopsychiatry, 75(3), 421.

    Please include the type of white-collar offender and the treatment approach.
    Could you please describe which treatment outcome model you would use to measure the success of the treatment approach and explain why.

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    Thank you for choosing Brain Mass. This was an interesting article! Strong work with their use of the study findings! So, in this article, the bottom line is that antisocial activities and conduct disordered activities, often called criminal occupations type behaviors, assault and battery, drug theft, white collar crimes, blue collar crimes, committed by women differ significantly in gender cohorts as compared to the types and severity and intensity of crimes committed by men. Men exhibit higher rates overall in level of violent and criminal behavior and levels of recidivism.

    The question is this: is there a relationship between conduct disorder in adolescence and later criminal behavior in women?

    Here is what the study presented and the ratio of findings for inmates: There were many typologies of inmate offenders in this respective article. Please see breakdown below.

    Most of the women in that prison setting were in there for the following:
    24% had a drug related offense
    21% murder
    21% fraud
    10% assault
    51% of those women in this population were never married, of those 80% had children, 66% were of a minority status.

    Prevalence of disorders: Incidentally, only 1/3 of the women (inmates) in the prison setting met the diagnostic criteria for the Antisocial Personality Disorder ASPD. This was central to less than half of the women meeting a diagnosis of Conduct disorder before the age of 15. Categorically speaking, the best predictor of future behavior is past behavior. The majority of women who also met the criteria for ASPD also did meet and have a diagnosis for CD or Conduct disorder. This study sample found that nearly half or 48% met criteria identified as adult onset for ASPD (meaning they did not have CD as adolescents but endorsed the diagnosis as adults the behavioral symptoms of the diagnosis).

    Findings-64% of the women in this study did met full criteria for at least one DSM IV personality disorder; and, Co-morbidity in conditions within this population, meaning clinical conditions such as two or more clinical disorders, e.g. depression, anxiety, were also diagnosed.

    Conduct Disorder Symptom Typologies (how the severity of ASPD and CD all break down to measure severity and depth of the pathology)
    Let's break down the study based on the chart and ratio of inmate findings-
    CD symptoms were aggregated into four ...

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    This solution discusses cognitive behavioral therapy and work in mitigating duress in Female ASPD and CD patients.