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delinquent

 [de-ling´kwent]
1. failing to do that which is required by law or obligation.
2. a person who neglects a legal obligation.
juvenile delinquent a juvenile offender; an individual who commits a violation of the law within the jurisdiction of the juvenile court system.

delinquent

/de·lin·quent/ (de-lin´kwent)
1. failing to do that which is required by law or obligation.
2. a person who neglects a legal obligation.

juvenile delinquent  an individual who commits a violation of the law within the jurisdiction of the juvenile court system.

delinquent

[diling′kwənt]
1 adj, characterized by neglect of duty or violation of law.
2 n, one whose behavior is characterized by persistent antisocial, illegal, violent, or criminal acts. See also juvenile delinquent.

delinquent (deling´kwent),

n pertaining to a debt or claim that is due and unpaid at the time due.

Patient discussion about delinquent

Q. Can someone please explain the reason for juvenile delinquency?

A. Juvenile delinquency is not necessarily a trait of bipolar disorder, although it is possible for a person with bipolar disorder to act on impulse while experiencing an episode. To use Justins example, shop lifting, an adult in a manic episode may spend all of their money without thought or reason, where a child/youth may not have money to spend which may lead to shop lifting. In a manic episode Justin is right the lines between right and wrong can be blurred, thus the person suffering may make poor decisions and can find themselves in trouble with the law.

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