Risk Factors for Conduct Problems and Depressive Symptoms in a Cohort of Ukrainian Children

Deborah A. G. Drabick, Theodore P. Beauchaine, Kenneth D. Gadow, Gabrielle A. Carlson, Evelyn J. Bromet
2006 Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology  
Potential risk factors for conduct problems and depressive symptoms were tested in a cohort of 47.6% male). Risk factors examined were child emotional lability, child attention problems, poor mother-child communication, coercive maternal discipline, maternal depression, and low marital satisfaction. Results indicated that poor mother-child communication was related to conduct problems and depressive symptoms for both boys and girls. In addition, conduct problems and depression were associated
more » ... th attention problems for boys and with low marital satisfaction for girls. Emotional lability was related specifically to conduct problems, and maternal punishment was related specifically to depressive symptoms.
doi:10.1207/s15374424jccp3502_8 pmid:16597220 fatcat:ifaiaxqr55by7ieau6gqz5rtrq