Patterns of psychopathology among urban poor children : Comorbidity and agression effects.
A sample of 3,647 children from Grades 1-6 of inner-city and other urban poor communities and diverse ethnic groups were evaluated for co-occurrence of clinical-level scores on syndrome scales of the Teacher Report Form of the Child Behavior Checklist.
Besides examining the relative rate of co-occurring syndromes, the contribution of residence location, ethnicity, age, and gender to such patterns were examined.
Latent class analyses were applied to determine the makeup of basic patterns of co-occurring syndromes.
Results suggest that comorbidity and the type of comorbidity pattern are related to residence.
Gender and ethnicity are also related to pattern.
Aggression seems to be a central aspect of the type of co-occurring patterns found among urban poor children.
Its presence relates to poorer functioning, particularly in conjunction with internalizing syndromes.
Mots-clés Pascal : Trouble psychiatrique, Prévalence, Epidémiologie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Milieu urbain, Environnement social, Statut socioéconomique, Association morbide, Agressivité, Trouble comportement social, Enfant, Homme, Age scolaire
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Mental disorder, Prevalence, Epidemiology, United States, North America, America, Urban environment, Social environment, Socioeconomic status, Concomitant disease, Aggressiveness, Social behavior disorder, Child, Human, School age
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 96-0490254
Code Inist : 002B18D10. Création : 10/04/1997.