Other children with EBD struggle with depression.8.Youth gang activities characterize children who are identified as having "under-socialized aggression" or social maladjustment, or as conduct disordered. 9.As many as 40 to 70% of students with EBD exhibit ADHD.3.Academic Achievement 1.In comparison to other students with disabilities, students with EBD fail more classes, are more frequently unsuccessful in passing minimum competency exams, and are more often retained. 2.Low employment rates after high school for students with EBD are indicative ofthe significant challenges that persist in preparing young people with these disorders for meaningful employment and community involvement. 4. Causation1.Theoretical Perspectives 1.Sigmund Freud promoted the notion that behavior could be explained in terms of subconscious phenomena or early traumatic experiences.2.Current theorists have attributed behavior disorders to inappropriate learning; complex interactions that take place between individuals and their environments; biochemical substances; brain abnormalities or injuries; and chromosomal irregularities.
2.Theoretical frameworks guide professionals as they approach a behavior disorder: