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Conduct Disorder (Overview)

Conduct disorder typically occurs in teens and refers to a persisten pattern of rule breaking with respects to rights of others and social norms. Behaviors can include aggression to people or animals, property distruction, stealing and lying, and other forms of rule-breaking such as running away or being truant. Behaviors have to be recurrent & persistant & cause impairment for the individual.


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What sort of disease is a conduct disorder?

What sort of disease is a conduct disorder?

Childhood Disorders: Conduct disorder is defined as a group of behavioral and emotional problems in children and adolescents. Symptoms include aggression towards people and animals, destruction of property (fire setting), deceitfulness, lying, stealing, and serious violations of rules. Children exhibiting any of these symptoms need a comprehensive evaluation by a child/adolescent psychiatrist. ...Read more

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Conduct Disorder (Overview)

Conduct disorder typically occurs in teens and refers to a persisten pattern of rule breaking with respects to rights of others and social norms. Behaviors can include aggression to people or animals, property distruction, stealing and lying, and other forms of rule-breaking such as running away or being truant. Behaviors have to be recurrent & persistant & cause impairment for the individual.


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What are the usual symptoms of someone with conduct disorder?

What are the usual symptoms of someone with conduct disorder?

See below: Repetitive/persistent pattern of behavior by a child/teenager in which the basic rights of others/major age-appropriate societal norms/rules are violated. These beh fall into 4 main groupings: aggressive conduct that causes/threatens physical harm to other people/animals, nonaggressive conduct that causes property loss/damage, deceitfulness, theft, serious violations of rules time and time again. ...Read more

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Treating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (Checklist)

See a psychiatrist
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Engage in cognitive behavioral therapy
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Make sure OCD is not a possible side effects of your medications
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Need expert help here. What are the symptoms for conduct disorder?

Need expert help here. What are the symptoms for conduct disorder?

Conduct disorder: Engaging in frequent bullying or threatening often starting fights using a weapon that could cause serious injury (gun, knife, club, broken glass) showing physical cruelty to people showing physical cruelty to animals engaging in theft with confrontation (armed robbery, extortion, mugging, purse snatching) forcing sex on someone, deliberately setting fires to cause serious damage deliberately. ...Read more

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What's the dsm IV diagnosis for an adolescent with conduct disorder?

What's the dsm IV diagnosis for an adolescent with conduct disorder?

Conduct D/O: It is two pages long , u can find it on google: aggression towards people and animals, destruction of property, deceitfulness or theft and serious violation of rules. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with conduct disorder what are the steps to I should take toward recovery or working with it?

I was diagnosed with conduct disorder what are the steps to I should take toward recovery or working with it?

COMPLETE EVALUATION: See an experienced psychiatrist. Rule out adhd, bipolar, sprectum disorders, drug use, etc. Treat these/ or abstain. Get into talk therapy so you understand what's happening and what to do. Ask parents to get psych support re how to think about/ live with you. By now they may be out of their depth too. ...Read more

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Living with Manic Depressive Disorder (Checklist)

Keep a crisis list with doctor and family phone numbers
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What can cause conduct disorder?

What can cause conduct disorder?

Conduct: Conduct do follows oppositional defiant disorder which can be preceded by adhd. Basic issue is poor impulse control which lead to misconduct and getting in trouble ...Read more