Definition of conduct disorder in English:
noun[mass noun] chiefly US
A range of antisocial types of behaviour displayed in childhood or adolescence: sons of aggressive fathers are particularly prone to conduct disorder [count noun]: males have higher rates of hyperactivity and conduct disorders
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- There has been considerable interest in developmental psychopathology over the phenomenon of reward dominance in children and its relationship to conduct disorder and antisocial behaviour.
- Theories that posit a distinction between childhood and adolescent onset conduct disorder generate several specific predictions, two of which will be addressed in this study.
- The second hypothesis specifically predicted that youth with childhood onset conduct disorder would commit more aggressive offenses than adolescent onset offenders.
Definition of conduct disorder in:
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