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Shams-Esfandabad H, Sadrosadat S J, Emami-Pour S. Behavioral Disorders in Children of Addicated Fathers. jrehab. 2004; 5 (1 and 2) :32-38
URL: http://rehabilitationj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-141-en.html
1- Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Imam Khomeini International University, Qazvin, Iran. , shams_eh@yahoo.com
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Objective: Parents (or parent) drug addiction may cause or inhence behavioral disorders in children.  The aim of this research is study the behavioral disorders among the children of addicted  fathers and comparison with children of non-addicted fathers.

Materials & Methods: Subjects were 125 students with addicted fathers and 125 students with non-addicted fathers (N=250). The instrument used in this study was Rutter’s Teacher Questionnaire.

Results: The prevalence rate of behavioral disorders in children with addicted fathers was higher than the prevalence rate of behavioral disorders in children with non-addicted fathers. Significant differences were found by gender on rates of behavioral disorders. Fathers levels of education were related to the childrens rates of behavioral disorders. Behavioral disorders occur at a higher rate in children with non-educated and low educated fathers. In comparison with children of non-addicted fathers, children of addicted fathers had higher rates of school absenteeism. Children of addicted fathers also had higher rates of visiting school consular. There was a significant relationship between behavioral disorders and academic achievements. Academic achievements were negatively related to behavioral disorders. 

Conclusion: Fathers drug addiction and behavioral disorders in children are related.

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Type of Study: Original | Subject: General
Received: 7/10/2007 | Accepted: 7/10/2015 | Published: 7/10/2015

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