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'No' not always the answer for children's bad behaviour

Parents of children with persistent and severe behavioural problems are being told to think twice before using words like "no" or "don't do that" when disciplining them.

A conduct disorder can be identified by persistent and severe anti-social behaviour across different contexts, including home, school and social settings, according to Nice clinical guidelines.

The Chief Executive of the Social Care Institute for Excellence, Andrea Sutcliffe, told BBC Radio 5 live's Breakfast how parents can find help to deal with children suffering from 'conduct disorder'.

  • 27 Mar 2013