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How many kids have conduct disorder with ADHD?

Douglas E. Severance, MD
Family Medicine
Conduct disorder is common among people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Conduct disorder happens in one-fourth of children and adults with ADHD and up to one-half of teens with ADHD. The symptoms of conduct disorder include being angry, hostile, and resentful and refusing to respect parents, teachers, or anyone in authority. Many people with ADHD and conduct disorder get in trouble at school and even with the law in their communities.

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