Conduct Disorder Quiz

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Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of Conduct Disorder?

Extreme shyness and avoidance of social situations

How many behaviors are required to cause clinically significant impairment in social, academic, or occupational functioning in the context of Conduct Disorder?

3 or more

Which behavior is one of the criteria for diagnosing Conduct Disorder?

Aggression to people or animals

Which of the following behaviors is NOT included as one of the criteria for diagnosing Conduct Disorder?

Strict adherence to societal norms

Which of the following behaviors relate to the 'Aggression to people or animals' criteria in Conduct Disorder?

Bullying, forced sexual activity, use of a serious weapon, initiation of physical fight

Which of the following behaviors relate to the 'Destruction of property' criteria in Conduct Disorder?

Fire-setting and destruction of property

Which of the following behaviors is related to the 'Deceitfulness or theft' criteria in Conduct Disorder?

Breaking and entering, 'cons' or lies, stealing without physical confrontation

Which of the following behaviors is related to the 'Serious rule violations' criteria in Conduct Disorder?

Staying out past curfew, truant from school, running away

What are the two subtypes of Conduct Disorder as described in the DSM-5?

Childhood Onset Type and Adolescent-Onset Type

Which age range characterizes the Childhood Onset Type of Conduct Disorder?

b. Behaviors that start before the age of 10

What is another term for the Childhood Onset Type of Conduct Disorder?

b. Life-course persistent

Which characterizes the Adolescent-Onset Type of Conduct Disorder?

c. None of the behaviors in this subtype start before age 10

What is a common characteristic of the Adolescent-Onset Type of Conduct Disorder?

Getting in with the wrong crowd

How do the two subtypes of Conduct Disorder differ from each other?

They differ in terms of presenting conduct problems, developmental course/prognosis, and gender ratio.

What is the estimated prevalence of Conduct Disorder in children and adolescents?

b. Approximately 4-6%

During which stage of life does the prevalence of Conduct Disorder tend to be higher?

d. During adolescence

What percentage of individuals diagnosed with Conduct Disorder typically have a previous diagnosis of Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)?

c. About 90%

In general, which gender is Conduct Disorder more common in?

a. Boys

According to Loeber et al. (2000), what can be observed regarding the rates of the Adolescent-Onset Type of Conduct Disorder in boys and girls?

Rates of Adolescent-Onset Type are roughly equal for boys and girls.

Children with Childhood Onset Type of Conduct Disorder are more likely to display which early temperamental characteristic?

Early negativity

What is a common characteristic of children with Childhood Onset Type of Conduct Disorder in terms of social competence and attachment?

Poor social competence and insecure attachments

Children with Childhood Onset Type of Conduct Disorder are more likely to display which type of aggression?

b. Reactive aggression

What tends to happen to antisocial behavior in individuals with Childhood Onset Type of Conduct Disorder as they age?

c. It worsens over time, with problems continuing into adulthood but leveling off.

Which disorders are often comorbid or previously diagnosed in children with Childhood Onset Type of Conduct Disorder?

b. ADHD and Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Study Notes

Characteristics of Conduct Disorder

  • Behavior does not include excessive emotionality or anxiety.

Diagnostic Criteria

  • At least three behaviors are required to cause clinically significant impairment in social, academic, or occupational functioning.

Aggression to People or Animals

  • Behaviors include bullying, threatening, or intimidating others, initiating physical fights, and using a weapon that can cause harm.
  • Physically cruel behavior, such as hitting, biting, or kicking, or forcing someone into sexual activity.
  • Forced someone into sexual activity.

Destruction of Property

  • Behaviors include setting fires with the intention of causing damage, and deliberately destroying others' property.

Deceitfulness or Theft

  • Behaviors include breaking into someone's house, car, or building, and lying to obtain goods or favors.

Serious Rule Violations

  • Behaviors include staying out at night despite parental prohibition, and running away from home overnight.

Subtypes of Conduct Disorder

  • Two subtypes: Childhood-Onset Type and Adolescent-Onset Type.

Childhood-Onset Type

  • Characterized by onset of symptoms before age 10.
  • Also known as the "early starter" type.
  • Children with this type are more likely to display callous and unemotional traits.

Adolescent-Onset Type

  • Characterized by onset of symptoms after age 10.
  • Typically, these individuals do not display callous and unemotional traits.

Differences Between Subtypes

  • The two subtypes differ in terms of age of onset and severity of symptoms.

Prevalence of Conduct Disorder

  • Estimated prevalence in children and adolescents is around 4%.
  • Prevalence tends to be higher in adolescence.

Gender Difference

  • Conduct Disorder is more common in males.
  • According to Loeber et al. (2000), the rates of the Adolescent-Onset Type are more similar in boys and girls.

Childhood Onset Type Characteristics

  • Children with this type are more likely to display early temperamental characteristics such as irritability and hyperactivity.
  • They tend to display poor social competence and attachment.
  • They are more likely to display proactive aggression.
  • Antisocial behavior tends to persist into adulthood.

Comorbid Disorders

  • Disorders often comorbid or previously diagnosed in children with Childhood-Onset Type of Conduct Disorder include Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), and Anxiety Disorders.
  • Around 90% of individuals diagnosed with Conduct Disorder typically have a previous diagnosis of ODD.

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