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Conduct Disorder

People with conduct disorder behave in a way that is out of control and harmful to others.
Likely to help
Taking medicine as a pill or as a liquid to help you think, feel or behave differently.
Medicines for conduct disorder should only be used in special circumstances. Try other things first.
Note! Any medicine may have side effects – you need to talk this over with your doctor. For more information about particular medicines go to
Multi-systemic Therapy
Very likely to help
Parent Training
Very likely to help
Problem-solving Training
Very likely to help
Social Skills Training
Very likely to help
Systemic Family Therapy
Very likely to help
Therapeutic Foster Care
Very likely to help

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  • You may have been told you have one or more of the difficulties.
  • You are not alone. Millions of children and young people in the UK have difficulties like these at any one time. 
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  • We are all different; what helps others may not help you.
  • You may need to try more than one thing.
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  • Our knowledge is still growing - check these links for the latest info.
  • There may be other ways of helping not yet tested by scientists that might help you.