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Thu, Oct 30th 2003

I'm a teacher. I have a student diagnosed with attachment disorder. My question is - does attachment disorder also mean conduct conduct disorder? He can become violent by kicking, hitting, blurting out while other times he totally shuts down. He also seeks my constant attention. When he has a good day the class and me have a good day; when he has a bad day we all have a bad day. Please help if you can. I am exhausted! Thank you for this consideration and website.

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