Date of Award
Bachelor of Arts
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the influence of the family and the peer systems on the development and maintenance of conduct disorder and hyperactivity. In the first section, the diagnostic criteria for children with conduct disorder and hyperactivity, the behavioral characteristics and prevalence of these disorders, as well as the controversy over differential diagnosis between these two disorders will be presented. Following this, the significant familial determinants of these two disorders will be discussed. Finally, the peer determinants of conduct disorder and hyperactivity will be presented.
Morrison, Katy N., "Family and peer relations of conduct disorder and hyperactive children" (1984). Honors Theses. 610.