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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. Barbara Lavi
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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