publication . Article . 2015

DEVELOPMENTAL TAXONOMY OF CONDUCT DISORDER

Jelena Kostić; Milkica Nešić; Jasminka Marković; Miodrag Stanković;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2015 Journal: Acta Medica Medianae (issn: 0365-4478, eissn: 1821-2794, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University in Nis, Faculty of Medicine
Abstract
Conduct disorder is a heterogeneous disorder in terms of etiology, course and prognosis, and currently, there is no singular model that would describe the development of the disorder. The results of empirical research on males confirm this heterogeneity, as they point out to two possible developmental pathways: childhood-onset and adolescentonset type. This paper presents the basic elements of developmental taxonomic theory which argues that there are two different developmental pathways to conduct disorder which have different causes and serve as the basis for the current typology of conduct disorders in the classification systems. Such a typology of conduct di...
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free text keywords: course and prognosis, and currently, there is no singular model that would describe the development of the disorder. The results of empirical research on males confirm this heterogeneity, as they point out to two possible developmental pathways: childhood-onset and adolescentonset type. This paper presents the basic elements of developmental taxonomic theory which argues that there are two different developmental pathways to conduct disorder which have different causes and serve as the basis for the current typology of conduct disorders in the classification systems. Such a typology of conduct disorders in the diagnostic classification allows better understanding, conduct disorder, children, adolescents, Medicine, R
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