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Is Conduct Disorder Hereditary
Yes: It is heretiable in a few ways, modeling, watching parents results in similar behavior, impulse control has heretible components, and if a child's needs are not met by his caregivers, he will not develop empathy, only survival strategies and tend to violate the rights of others-the hallmark of conduct disorder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Rule breaking: 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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
DSM diagnosis: Pattern of behavior that starts in childhood or early adolescence that tends to follow oppositional-defiant disorder and precedes antisocial behavior. Behaviors involve violations of the rights of others, and may include sexual or physical assault, theft, and/or property destruction. Often results in placement in juvenile detention centers. ...Read more
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
A way to say "child": Took awhile to find it - but it rang true partly for being hard to find. Someone answered a similar query as "gift from god #2" in other words - a second child. No more or less. Hope this helps. ...Read more
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