conduct disorder

[ kŏndŭkt′ ]


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.

Nearby words

  1. condorcet, marie jean antoine nicolas caritat, marquis de,
  2. condottiere,
  3. conduce,
  4. conducive,
  5. conduct,
  6. conductance,
  7. conductimetry,
  8. conducting,
  9. conducting tissue,
  10. conductiometric titration

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