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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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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

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I was diagnosed with conduct disorder what are the steps to I should take toward recovery or working with it?

I was diagnosed with conduct disorder what are the steps to I should take toward recovery or working with it?

COMPLETE EVALUATION: 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

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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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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

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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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How common is it in people with conduct disorder and antisocial personality disorder?

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How common is it in people with conduct disorder and antisocial personality disorder?

Antisocial: Not uncommon to see conduct disorder along with oppositional defiant/adhd disorders. ...Read more

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What is the triad the three main symptoms of having conduct disorder or antisocial behavior?

What is the triad the three main symptoms of having conduct disorder or antisocial behavior?

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

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Symptoms of oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder, anti-social personality disorder, what to do?

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

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What's behavior therapy and how it is used to treat conduct disorder?

What's behavior therapy and how it is used to treat conduct disorder?

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

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Do adolescents with conduct disorder develop antisocial behavior due to some genetic trait?

Do adolescents with conduct disorder develop antisocial behavior due to some genetic trait?

Nature/nurture: There is a nature and nurture component in personality disorders such as conduct disorder, psychopathy/sociopathy (AKA antisocial personality disorder) however it's not a question of genetics or environment, it's usually a combination of the two. ...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 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