The purpose of this paper is to make counselors and educators aware of their need to examine and explore personal prejudices and to increase their knowledge of the criteria for diagnosing both Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Conduct Disorder
Childhood conduct disorder
refers to a disorder marked by a variety of behavior problems at home and in school that begin before the age of 15.
Brain structure abnormalities in adolescent girls with conduct disorder
DBDs comprise of oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and conduct disorder
Sample 3 comprised youths diagnosed with Conduct Disorder
and/or Oppositional-Defiant Disorder by clinical psychiatrists, neurologists and psychologists, according to a standardized interview for assessing the DSM criteria, the SCID-I (N = 24; mean age = 15.
Out of 11 children who had conduct disorder
, 4 children had single parent.
The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of parent training/education programmes for the treatment of conduct disorder
, including oppositional defiant disorder, in children.
65) The DSM-IV defines conduct disorder
as a "pattern of behavior in which the basic rights of others or major age-appropriate societal norms or rules are violated.
In a study of over 500 males diagnosed with Conduct Disorder
or Oppositional Conduct Disorder
, 90% had personal history of sexual, physical and emotional abuse.
Research in the UK by Graeme Fairchild, a lecturer in clinical psychology at Southampton University, has shown that adolescents with aggressive conduct disorders
often had a shrunken amygdala - the area governing emotions and morality.
Nice says the core signs of conduct disorder
in under-11s are defiance and hostility that are more than normal naughtiness.
In this article, the DBDs discussed include conduct disorder
, oppositional defiant disorder, intermittent explosive disorder, and adjustment disorder with disturbance of conduct.