conduct disorder

Main Entry:  conduct disorder
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  any of a number of types of repetitive and persistent antisocial behavior exhibited in childhood or adolescence
Usage:  psychology's 21st Century Lexicon
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conduct disorder con·duct disorder (kŏn'dŭkt')
A behavior disorder of childhood or adolescence characterized by a pattern of conduct in which either the basic rights of others or the societal norms or rules appropriate for a certain age are violated.

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