Behavior, Socioeconomic Status, And Parental Stress

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Conduct Disorders (CD) are affecting at least 3.5% of children in the United States today (Perou, et al., 2013). Parenting style, Socioeconomic Status, and parental stress contribute to the development of CD in young children (Harvey and Metcalfe, 2013).
According to (Rolon-Arroyo, Arnold, & Hunt 2014), CD is characterized by behavior that violates the rights of others which affects 10% of the youth. CD symptoms emerge during preschool years and are often confused with typical development in young children. Researchers have conducted studies with families that are experiencing behavioral issues in young children. often these behaviors resembled normal development and it is unclear when to label these physical and aggressive behavior in young children as early onset of CD. When symptoms of CD are present it is a sign that other disorders are emerging, such as Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) and Attention Hyperactive Deficit Disorder (ADHD). Researchers have gathered data and studies have been conducted to help identify what are the contributing factors for the development of these disorders in children. Data gathered in the last ten years found that ODD is the most common prevalent childhood disorder (Pederson & Fite 2014). Researchers found that negative parenting affects the behavior of children and can be identified as early as infancy. When early onset of CD is present, it leads to other externalizing of negative behaviors and can lead to early onset of
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