Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

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Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), is a highly effective therapy for anti-social behaviour. This treatment focuses on changing how a person thinks and acts in social situations. Individuals with particularly aggressive anti-social behaviours usually have maladaptive social cognitions. This includes hostile attribution bias, which lead to negative behavioural outcomes. However, this treatment has been found to be more effective for older children than younger children. Problem-solving skills training (PSST) is a type of CBT that strives to identify and improve how an individual thinks and therefore behaves in social environments. This provides steps to help people in obtaining the skill to be able to assess potential solutions to issues occurring
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