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conduct disorder

noun

any of a number of types of repetitive and persistent antisocial behavior exhibited in childhood or adolescence

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conduct disorder con·duct disorder (kŏn'dŭkt')
n.
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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