In this Papers Podcast, Samantha Perlstein discusses her co-authored JCPP paper ‘Treatment of childhood disruptive behavior disorders and callous-unemotional traits: a systematic review and two multilevel meta-analyses’ (https://acamh.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jcpp.13774). Samantha is the first author of the paper.
Discussion points include:
- Definition of disruptive behaviour disorders and callous-unemotional traits.
- The main research questions in this study.
- The research gaps that the study tried to address.
- Implications from a researcher, and practitioners’, perspective.
In this series, we speak to authors of papers published in one of ACAMH’s three journals. These are The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry (JCPP); The Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMH) journal; and JCPP Advances.
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Samantha Perlstein is a doctoral candidate in the clinical psychology program at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her MA in psychology at the University of Pennsylvania and her BA in Psychology and Human Rights from Barnard College. She is a NIH Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award Recipient and worked in the Section for Mood Dysregulation and Neuroscience prior to matriculating to the University of Pennsylvania. Her research explores the development of antisocial and psychopathic behaviors in childhood, including a focus on the psychological and neurocognitive processes that underpin deficits in empathy and social bonding in children with callous-emotional traits.
- Featured paper ‘Treatment of childhood disruptive behavior disorders and callous-unemotional traits: a systematic review and two multilevel meta-analyses’, Samantha Perlstein, Maddy Fair, Emily Hong, Rebecca Waller