Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal

, Volume 9, Issue 4, pp 329–339 | Cite as

Depression and conduct disorder among hospitalized adolescents

  • Kristin E. Robinson
  • Jeffrey M. Jenson
  • Joanne Yaffe


The characteristics of fifty hospitalized adolescents diagnosed with either depressionor depression with conduct disorder were examined. Youths diagnosed with depression had significantly greater anxiety and significantly less peer popularity than youths diagnosed with depression and conduct disorder. Depressed youths also experienced significantly fewer behavior problems than youths diagnosed with depression and conduct disorder. Implications for the diagnosis and treatment of adolescent depression and conduct disorder are discussed.


Behavior Problem Social Psychology Conduct Disorder Adolescent Depression Great Anxiety 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kristin E. Robinson
    • 1
  • Jeffrey M. Jenson
    • 2
  • Joanne Yaffe
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Educational PsychologyUniversity of UtahSalt Lake CityUSA
  2. 2.Graduate School of Social WorkUniversity of UtahUtahUSA

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