“Conduct disorder” refers to a group of repetitive and persistent behavioral and emotional problems in youngsters. Children and adolescents with this disorder have great difficulty following rules, respecting the rights of others, showing empathy, and behaving in a socially acceptable way.
Wiki Number: W048
Diagnosis: Conduct Disorder
US Patients: 1-10% of children
World Patients: 51Mil
Sex Ratio: 3-4M;1F
Age Onset: Before 10
Brain Area: lower responses to social behavior:amygdala, insula, orbitofrontal cortex, ventromedial-pfc; less gray matter
Symptoms: lower-level appropriateness to child’s age; anti-social or violent, biting and hitting, later delinquency & truancy, defiance
Progression: IQ-1SD below Mean; defective veral rasoning and executive function;lower serotonin & cortisol-less regulation
Causes: child abuse; alcohol abuse, maternal smoking during pregnancy;leads to earlier substance abuse; 25% learning disability
Medications: 53% heritability;
Therapies: reduced substance abuse helps 1/2
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- Neutrophil-lymphocyte and Platelet-lymphocyte Ratios among Adolescents with Substance Use Disorder: A Preliminary Studyby Serdar Karatoprak on October 25, 2021
CONCLUSION: The results of current study indicate that inflammatory processes may have a key role in the pathophysiology of SUD.
- Effects of Iron Supplementation on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children Treated with Methylphenidateby Sepehr Tohidi on October 25, 2021
CONCLUSION: Our study showed promising effects of iron supplementation in the improvement of subscales of the CPRS.
- Oxidative stress in schizophrenia as a promising target for psychopharmacotherapyby S S Potanin on October 25, 2021
Until now, only dopamine receptor blockers are used for psychopharmacotherapy of schizophrenia, despite the active search for alternative pharmacological agents and a lot of research. However, most of these studies concerned molecules that somehow affect various neurotransmitter receptors. In addition, various anti-inflammatory drugs have been studied quite actively. At the same time, attempts to correct oxidative stress are given significantly less attention, although the emergence of the...
- Mental Health and Developmental Disorder Diagnoses of Foster and Nonfoster Children Enrolled in Medicaidby Rachael J Keefe on October 25, 2021
CONCLUSION: Children in foster care had significantly higher rates of mental health and DD diagnoses compared with children not in foster care.