2021, Vol. 5 Issue 1, Part D
Homoeopathic portrait of conduct disorder
Author(s): Dr. M Gnnanaprakasham and Dr. S Brundha
Conduct disorder is characterized by a repetitive and protracted pattern of dissocial, aggressive and defiant behaviour. These may lead to the development of antisocial behavior which proceeds to the violation of the social norms. The conduct disorder in its progress towards adolescents express certain abnormal behavior patterns like involving in theft, curiosity to take substance’s or drugs, impulse to indulge in unsafe sex, perverted sexual behavior, mood swings and other personality disorders. The conventional system of medicine will helpto manage impulsivity and in extreme mood swings. The Homoeopathic case taking, analysis of the case and understanding of the person’s individualistic personality will be helpful in bringing the behavioral change in vast areas like curiosity, impulsivity, destructiveness, violence, distractibility and overall general well being of the patient. Considering the most frequently reported symptoms and as per DSM V criteria’s, the expression of conductdisorder has been converted into reportorial rubricswhich provided agroup of remedies that may be help to manage the persons with conduct disorder. Homoeopathic medicines like Hyos, Nux–vom, Bell, Stram, Sulph, Taren, Staphy, Plat, Lach, Verat were found to be probably indicated medicines in the view of symptomatology of conduct disorder.
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