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Is homicidal ideation more common in kids with conduct disorder?

Is homicidal ideation more common in kids with conduct disorder?

Yes: Since youth with conduct disorder frequently have difficulty modulating aggressive feelings, homicidal ideation can certainly be more common with these individuals. ...Read more

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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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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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Can kids with socialized conduct disorder feel empathy?

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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Do children with autism disorder also often have problems with conduct disorder?

Do children with autism disorder also often have problems with conduct disorder?

No/yes: Autistic kids have major behavioral problems. But this is very different from conduct disorder. Autistic kids react according to their perception of the environment. They don't comprehend what others do. That isn't a conduct problem it's a comprehension problem. Treaments are available to help these symptoms. ...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

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So how do you tell a bipolar kid from one who has ADHD or conduct disorder?

So how do you tell a bipolar kid from one who has ADHD or conduct disorder?

Difficult: Irritability is an indicator of bpd. Depression, irritability, grandiosity, aggression, dyssomnia, euphoria, excessive anger, cycling, are typical bpd symptoms. Adhd hasnt these. But impulsive add behavior can emulate them. Some docs see a blurred border between the two conditions. They also occur together frequently. These comorbidities are best managed by developmental doc or psychiatrist. ...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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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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Tell me more about oppositional defiant disorder and conduct disorder?

Tell me more about oppositional defiant disorder and conduct disorder?

A bad kid!: At the least, this might have been what folk would call him/her. Odd has to last awhile and is about the very negative attitude held and expressed by the person. I'd imagine it overlaps a lot and often with cd. Here's a good bit of info on odd: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/oppositional_defiant_disorder good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Kwok
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