Social communication deficits in conduct disorder: a clinical and community survey.

@article{Gilmour2004SocialCD,
  title={Social communication deficits in conduct disorder: a clinical and community survey.},
  author={Janet G. Gilmour and Bridget Hill and Maurice Place and David H. Skuse},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  year={2004},
  volume={45 5},
  pages={967-78}
}
BACKGROUND Increasing numbers of children are referred to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services because of disruptive behaviour. Recent reviews on the origins of conduct problems indicate that the most severe and persistent forms are found predominantly among males with a range of neurodevelopmental vulnerabilities, which are likely to have biological substrates. In this study, we tested the hypothesis that many children who are identified with conduct disorder actually have a primary… CONTINUE READING