“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
Youtube Video: This is Conduct Disorder
Amazon or Library Book: Anti-Social Youth and Conduct Disorders
Click the book to link or order from Amazon.
Support Group: mhanational.org;
(Parents of Children with Conduct Disorder)
4 CURRENT ARTICLES
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- Using computer-based habit versus chess-based cognitive remediation training as add-on therapy to modify the imbalance between habitual behavior and cognitive control in tobacco use disorder: protocol of a randomized controlled, fMRI studyby Damian Karl on January 26, 2023
BACKGROUND: Although the vast majority of smokers are aware of the enormous preventable health hazards caused by smoking, only a small percentage of smokers manage to remain abstinent in the long term. One possible explanation for this discrepancy lies in the inflexibility of addictive behavior and associated disadvantageous decision-making. According to a dual-process theory of decision-making, two distinct decision systems can be identified. One slow deliberate system based on desirable...
- Parkinsonism in Genetic Neurodevelopmental Disorders: A Systematic Reviewby Emma N M M von Scheibler on January 26, 2023
CONCLUSION: Parkinsonism has been reported in many GNDs. Findings from this study may provide clues for further research and improve management of patients with GNDs and/or parkinsonism.
- Bibliometric and visual analysis of cerebral revascularization from 1999 to 2022by Ding Zhang on January 26, 2023
CONCLUSION: Using the method of bibliometrics, this study analyzed and reviewed the articles in the field of cerebral revascularization, which enabled scholars to better comprehend the dynamic process in this field and provided a foundation for future in-depth research.
- Incidence of mental disorders in the general population aged 1-30 years disaggregated by gender and socioeconomic statusby Javier Mar on January 24, 2023
CONCLUSIONS: The incidence of mental disorders is high among children, adolescents, and young adults in the Basque Country underlining the need for preventive interventions. Marked differences by gender and SES highlight mental health inequalities, especially for depression and psychosis in low SES males.