Asked by Jessica Peltier on Feb 18, 2024

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Melvin has broken into someone's car, cons others, and has shoplifted several times before.These behaviors are criteria for conduct disorder under

A) aggression toward people and animals.
B) destruction of property.
C) deceitfulness or theft.
D) serious violations of rules.

Conduct Disorder

Syndrome marked by chronic disregard for the rights of others, including specific behaviors such as stealing, lying, and engaging in acts of violence.

  • Understanding the criteria for conduct disorder
  • Recognizing aggressive behavior towards people and animals as a symptom
  • Identifying destruction of property as a symptom
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Tessa Collins

Feb 18, 2024

Final Answer :
C
Explanation :
Deceitfulness or theft is the category under which Melvin's behaviors of conning others and shoplifting fall, according to the criteria for conduct disorder.