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(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Conduct Disorder: A behavioral condition involving a pattern of repetitive and persistent conduct that infringes on the basic rights of others or does not conform to established societal norms or rules that are appropriate for a child of that age. A child or teen with conduct disorder may display... [more]

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Drug firms have used dangerous tactics to drive sales to treat kids
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"Conduct Disorder" in the Adoption Blogs

What Is a Rage?
January 29, 2008, 4:43 pm
I’ve certainly been angry before but I’ve never raged. I didn’t even know that people raged until I’d lived with ragers. The phenomenon is shocking; it’s a full blown temper tantrum with kicking, screaming, punching and hitting for hours at a time. My first rager was barely three years old. ...
Preschoolers Who Don’t respond to ADHD Medication
November 12, 2007, 6:00 am
Preschoolers’ age 3 to 5 years, who are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD), as well as a another disorder, such as oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), conduct disorder, or an anxiety disorder probably won’t respond to treatment with the stimulant methylphenidate. PATS...
Bryan Sirchio
September 27, 2008, 8:53 pm
Bryan is a good friend of our church and has nothing to do with adoption except that he was able to reach my son. Bryan is a Christian musician who has played at our church many times, as well as different venues across the country. Bryan has a song called “The Cold Shower Treatment” that has...
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Son placed in RTC - help?
January 29, 2014, 7:25 am
Our son was placed in a RTC yesterday. It has been a long story but to sum it up - we adopted him at 12 (he is now 16, bigger and much stronger then me), something was always off - we had to teach him to make eye contact, make conversation etc - he was just off socially but we worked really hard...

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