Conduct Disorder (CD) is a mental disorder that typically affects individuals under the age of 18. It has also been described as juvenile delinquency. It presents as a persistent and repeated pattern of disruptive behaviours that are perceived as antisocial behaviours. Individuals affected by CD tend to violate the rights of others, disregard the law and social norms. it can develop into other serious conditions such as Antisocial Personality, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity /disorder and Oppositional/defiant /disorder. The cause of CD may be a correlation between biological and environmental factors.
A holistic approach is the most effective treatment approach for people with CD as it includes the individual, school and family.