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Title: Prevalence and correlates of conduct disorder among inmates of juvenile detention centres, United Arab Emirates
Authors: Al Banna, A.
Al Bedwawi, S.
Al Saadi, A.
Al Maskari, F.
Eapen, V.
Issue Date: 2008
Language: English
Abstract: The prevalence of conduct disorder was assessed in 77 young people in 4 juvenile detention centres in the United Arab Emirates [UAE]. The prevalence of conduct disorder was 24.7%, and recidivism, as indicated by repeat admissions to the centres, was found to be associated with conduct disorder. Having a diagnosis of conduct disorder was associated with a lower educational and occupational level of the father, as well as living with a single parent or relatives. Among UAE nationals, conduct disorder was also associated with having a mother who was a non-UAE national
Description: 1054-1059
Keywords: Conduct Disorder
Prevalence
Mothers
Parents
Cross-Sectional Studies
Comorbidity
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Subject: Conduct Disorder
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/117527
ISSN: 1020-3397
Other Identifiers: http://applications.emro.who.int/emhj/1405/14_5_2008_1054_1059.pdf
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