Presenting problems and assigned diagnoses among young Latino children with disruptive behaviors.

@article{Arcia2003PresentingPA,
  title={Presenting problems and assigned diagnoses among young Latino children with disruptive behaviors.},
  author={Emily de Zayas Arcia and M. C. Fern{\'a}ndez},
  journal={Journal of attention disorders},
  year={2003},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={
          177-85
        }
}
It is unclear whether the behaviors that alert families to the need for services are those that classify children for the diagnoses they receive. This study describes the behaviors that Latina mothers from Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic report to have induced them to seek services for their young children. Both qualitative and quantitative analyses were used. Results indicated that mothers most frequently cited behaviors that fell in the categories of Hyperactivity, Aggression… CONTINUE READING
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