Psychopathology in Children
Michael Stone Keynotes - In his keynotes, Michael Stone communicates both well-established and groundbreaking research on...
Adolescents are naturally prone to impulsive behavior as the brain develops and grows. This allows for evil action, even when a child is good-natured and generally kind. This tendency can lead to what is known as 'callous-unemotional youth.' These youth are alien to compassion and cannot recognize the consequences of cruel action, often partaking in violence towards animals and harsh verbal exchanges. He discusses the difficulty of treating such children and attempting to install moral value within them.