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ERIC Number: ED481666
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Aug
Pages: 16
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Depression, Aggressiveness, and Disruptive Disorders' Comorbidity in Puerto Rican Children.
Perez, Coralee; Cabiya, Jose; Sayers, Sean
The present study was directed at evaluating the relationship between ADHD, ODD/CD, and other diagnoses in children who exhibit aggressive behavior. Six hundred eighteen children (436 boys and 182 girls), ages 9 to 13 participated in the project. Two hundred eight children (164 boys, 44 girls) were diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), (178 boys, 77 girls) with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) and Conduct Disorder, with other non disruptive disorder, (79 boys, 41 girls) and other children which were referred for aggressive and other disruptive behaviors, but were diagnosed (15 boys, 22 girls). Children were diagnosed with a symptom checklist based on the DSM-IV diagnostic criteria by trained doctoral clinical psychology students. Teachers from the selected schools referred children with aggressive behaviors using a checklist that was provided to them. The Children Depression Inventory (CDI), the Children Behavioral List (CBCL), and the Bauermeister School Behavior Inventory (BSBI). (Contains 13 references and 9 tables.) (Author)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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