Conduct disturbance disorder (conduct disorder) refers to a behavioral condition that often originates in childhood. It is characterized by aggressive behaviors that violate age-appropriate norms.
WHAT MAKES US SUSPECT IT?
History Of Present Illness:
Violence towards animals such as family pets
Destruction of property: patients might destroy (i.e. set fire) to the property of others (on purpose)
Theft: patients can have a history of stealing.
Deceitfulness: patients often frequently lie to obtain goods/favors
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