VANDALISM By N., Pam M.S. - April 29, 2013 noun. purposeful defacement or disassembly of property. A continual trend of vandalism is one indication of conduct disorder. VANDALISM: "The youths were charged for their acts of vandalism." Related Psychology Terms PARANOIA ORDERLINESS ACQUISITION PRIMARY BEHAVIOR DISORDER KLEPTOMANIA PATTERNING OVERT TRICHOTILLOMANIA TESTAMENTARY CAPACITY FRONTAL LOBE SYNDROME Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "VANDALISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/vandalism/ (accessed May 11, 2021).