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Medicine For Conduct Disorder
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
I was diagnosed with conduct disorder what are the steps to I should take toward recovery or working with it?
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
Yes: Since youth with conduct disorder frequently have difficulty modulating aggressive feelings, homicidal ideation can certainly be more common with these individuals. ...Read more
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
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
Antisocial: Not uncommon to see conduct disorder along with oppositional defiant/adhd disorders. ...Read more
Disregard for others: There is not really a triad for antisocial pd, but it is characterized by a disregard and violation of the rights of others. People who suffer from this disorder think they have the right to exploit, harm or use other people. Some scholars theorize that they suffer from superego lacunae meaning that their conscience never developed. They may display impulsivity, aggressiveness and lack of remorse. ...Read more
Symptoms of oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder, anti-social personality disorder, what to do?
Psychologist: Your need long term psychological counselling, behaviour modifications, group therapy. Please get help from a psycholigist. ...Read more
Violating rights: Conduct disorder involves chronically violating the rights of others, impulsivity and defying authority, and breaking laws. It is related to childhood maltreatment and lack of skill development. Behavior therapy can use behavior modification techniques such as rewards and punishments or cognitive behavioral therapy to change how a person thinks and thus behaves. Family therapy is also needed. ...Read more
Difficult: Irritability is an indicator of bpd. Depression, irritability, grandiosity, aggression, dyssomnia, euphoria, excessive anger, cycling, are typical bpd symptoms. Adhd hasn't 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