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Prevalence of Behavioral Disorders among School-boys & girls in Ilam During 2005-6
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Abstract Introduction: This study has been performed to assess the prevalence of behavioral disorders among the school-boys & girls in Ilam during two complete years of 2005 & 6. Materials and Methods: The investigation has been accomplished in a cross-sectional comparative descriptive approach. All the school-boys and girls of elementary grade (including a total number of 7858 boys and 7425 girls) of 2005-6 academic year were covered as the statistic at community by the search. A screening method was used to select a sample group of 840 students for investigation. Rutter questionnaires and specific from for teachers were applied as the means of this study. Findings: The results showed a 5.5% prevalence of behavioral disorder among the elementary students of which 2.42% stood for the girls while 3.08% for the boys. It was also found out that the most rate of disorders are held to be related to lack of care (by the second person), and over-activity, while the least of it goes for unfriendly treatments. Conclusion: It is concluded that the major causes of behavioral disorders among elementary school-students are held to be due to lack of adequate care and over-activity, while inconvenient behaviors are of the least effects. Thus, a significant relation was observed between variables of sex, school-grade, age, literacy degree of parents and the student's behavioral disorders. Furthermore, the finds also proved a reason for such disorders to be cause of retardation in the process of school progresses.
Keywords: behavior disorders, school-boys &amp, girls, prevalence
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2009/01/27 | Accepted: 2015/04/20 | Published: 2015/04/20

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