European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 2000; 9:91-99
With kind permission of Springer Science and Business Media.
European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Volume 9, 2000, pp. 91-99, "The peer relations of disruptive children with reference to hyperactivity and conduct disorder", P. McArdle, G. O'Brien, A. MacMillan, I.Kolvin. © Steinkpoff Verlag 2000.
Literature reviews indicate that children with disruptive behaviour disorders have peer relationship problems, but little information is available concerning the differential effects of hyperactivity and conduct disorder on peer relationships. Using a database from North of England research, this paper uses standard frequency analysis complemented by multivariate analyses to explore the independent effects of pervasive hyperactivity and conduct disorder on the sociometry of peer relations among 7-to 8- and 11- to 12-year-olds.