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Is conduct disorder hereditary?

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 more

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Dr. John Landi
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Conduct Disorder (Definition)

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


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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

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What exactly is conduct disorder?

What exactly is conduct disorder?

Conduct Disorder: This is a serious disorder that usually occurs in adolescence and is marked by extreme disregard for authority, not following rules, and even juvenile delinquent acts. ...Read more

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What exactly is conduct disorder?

What exactly is conduct disorder?

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

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What constitutes ?Conduct disorder ?

What constitutes ?Conduct disorder ?

Oppositional plus: Conduct disorder is a disorder of childhood and adolescence involving long-term (chronic) behavior problems, such as defiant or impulsive behavior, substance use and criminal (antisocial) behaviors. ...Read more

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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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Do people with conduct disorder fall in love?

Do people with conduct disorder fall in love?

Conduct Disorder: Yes, although it is probably necessary to learn how to handle your behavior to maintain intimacy. Best. ...Read more

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I need to know what is gfg2 in conduct disorder?

I need to know what is gfg2 in conduct disorder?

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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What is the definition or description of: conduct disorder?

What is the definition or description of: conduct disorder?

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 more

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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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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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I'm wondering how similar are conduct disorder and aspergers?

I'm wondering how similar are conduct disorder and aspergers?

Very different: With conduct disorders people often intentionally break rules and have delinquent behaviors. With aspergers they simply have quirky behavior and difficulty understanding social norms. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is a sexual conduct disorder?

Could you explain what is a sexual conduct disorder?

Sexual conduct: Disorder is simply what it says, when someone has promiscuous sexual behavior which could harm them. Frequent unprotected sex with multiple partners dispite or purposefully knowing it is dangerous is typical. Other examples would be someone with aids practicing unprotected sex and not telling partners they have aids or a sexual addiction could also be seen as a sexual conduct disorder. ...Read more

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Can kids with socialized conduct disorder feel empathy?

Yes.: It's important to remember that within any diagnosis the individuals differ. Yes, children with socialized conduct disorder can experience empathy. Research has shown that children, in general, are very empathic beings. ...Read more

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To what extent are conduct disorder and aspergers similar?

To what extent are conduct disorder and aspergers similar?

This may help: Aspies are troublesome because they really don't understand others; most want to be liked and to fit in & be good people but lack basic social intuition, haven't figured out that relationships are more important than being right. Conduct disorder is repetitive pattern of behavior showing gross indifference to the basic rights of others that a kid of the age should comprehend. ...Read more

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How do they diagnoses of conduct disorder vs. Antisocial differ?

How do they diagnoses of conduct disorder vs. Antisocial differ?

Conduct D/O: Conduct disorder is usually diagnosed in children younger than 18, and may precede antisocial personality disorder in adults. Research studies have shown links between the 2. http://tinyurl.com/pnt5etn both show disregard for the rights of others, lying, disruptive behavior, etc. Conduct disordered kids often bully others, destroy property, etc. Antisocial pd exploits others, lies, steals, etc. ...Read more

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How is conduct disorder related to anti-social personality disorder?

How is conduct disorder related to anti-social personality disorder?

Conduct Disorder: Conduct disorder occurs in childhood and adolescence. It involves long-term (chronic) behavior problems like defiant, impulsive behavior; drug use; truancy before age 13; and criminal activity. It can be associated w/addiction in the parents, child abuse, family conflict, poverty, etc. Untreated or treated unsuccessfully, kids with this may go on to develop antisocial pd after age 18. ...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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Does conduct disorder in a child usually mean sociopathic tendency later?

Does conduct disorder in a child usually mean sociopathic tendency later?

Very likely: Without proper treatment during childhood, yes, conduct disorder often evolves into antisocial personality disorder in adulthood (sociopathy). ...Read more