Conduct Disorder in Girls: A Review of the Literature

@article{Keenan1999ConductDI,
  title={Conduct Disorder in Girls: A Review of the Literature},
  author={K. Keenan and R. Loeber and S. Green},
  journal={Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review},
  year={1999},
  volume={2},
  pages={3-19}
}
  • K. Keenan, R. Loeber, S. Green
  • Published 1999
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review
  • The study of Conduct Disorder (CD) has primarily been limited to boys. The lack of research resulted from a premise that CD in girls was rare. However, CD in girls is a relatively common psychiatric diagnosis, and appears to be associated with several serious outcomes, such as Antisocial Personality Disorder and early pregnancy. Understanding gender differences in the course and severity of CD may lead to important information about etiology. Empirical studies on precursors, developmental… CONTINUE READING
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