Perspectives on Child Behavior Problems: Comparisons of Children's Self-Reports with Parent and Teacher Reports
self vs parent vs teacher reports of child behavior problems, parent's self reports of psychological symptoms, 11–15 yr olds & their parents & teachers
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Associations among parents', teachers', and children's self-reports of internalizing and externalizing child behavior problems were examined in two studies. In the first, both teachers' and parents' reports were modestly and independently associated with children's self-reported behavior problems. In the second, mothers' and fathers' reports of their children's behavior problems were moderately associated with parents' self-reports of their own psychological symptoms as well as with their children's self-reports of their behavior problems. Implications of these studies for the use of multiple perspectives in the assessment of children's behavior problems are discussed.
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A Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v. 1, issue 1, p. 68-71
Scholar Commons Citation
Phares, Vicky; Compas, Bruce E.; and Howell, David C., "Perspectives on Child Behavior Problems: Comparisons of Children's Self-Reports with Parent and Teacher Reports" (1989). Psychology Faculty Publications. 956.