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Conduct disorder and juvenile delinquency

This is a psychiatric category marked by a pattern of repetitive behavior where the rights of others and social norms are violated.
Conduct disorder is a major public health problem because young people with this disorder not only cause physical and psychological harm to others, but are also at a high risk of imprisonment, injury, depression, substance abuse and death by homicide and suicide . This syndrome is not a single medical entity but includes various forms of major negative behavior. After the age of 18 driving a disorder can turn into an antisocial personality disorder, psychopathy associated.

In a certain period of their development most children and adolescents act or do things that are destructive or problematic for themselves or others. Each young man has a copy method of observed events to other people, but some of these methods are destructive. Such behavior indicates whether conduct disorder persists. Disorder is more commonly found among boys than girls.
Those who persist in such behavior may be candidates for psychological help. It is estimated that 5% of children have serious behavior problems, being described as impulsive, hyperactive, aggressive and delinquent behavior. The reasons for this behavior include genetics a difficult temperament, ineffective parental care and live in an environment where violence is common. Despite numerous efforts to help these children, there is a lack of a common view on therapeutic methods useful.