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The paper examines the diagnostic agreement between clinicians and the Diagnostic Interview for Children and Adolescents. One hundred and thirty-seven outpatients-children and adolescents, and their parents-were diagnosed independently following DSM-III-R criteria by clinicians and by the DICA-R. The diagnostic concordance between clinicians and DICA-R(More)
The purpose of this study was to test the factor structure of the Inventory of Callous-Unemotional Traits (ICU; Frick, 2004 ) and to study the relation between the derived dimensions and external variables in a community sample of preschool children. A total of 622 children 3 and 4 years of age were assessed with a semistructured diagnostic interview, the(More)
BACKGROUND To test the factor structure of oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) symptoms and to study the relationships between the proposed dimensions and external variables in a community sample of preschool children. METHOD A sample of 1,341 3-year-old preschoolers was randomly selected and screened for a double-phase design. In total, 622 families were(More)
37 C omparative cross-cultural studies and the adoption of diagnostic systems from other cultural domains (DSM-III-R; APA, 1987) are increasingly widespread and common practices. This makes it of prime importance to ensure that evaluations are equivalent and the instruments developed in a given environment can be applied to others. Concurrent validity, or(More)
There is a need for reliable and well-validated diagnostic measures for studying psychopathology in preschool and young children. The goal is to study the psychometric properties of the Diagnostic Interview for Children and Adolescents for Parents of Preschool and Young Children (DICA-PPYC) in the general population. A sample of 852 Spanish school children,(More)
The goal of this study was to investigate the variables that best predict functional impairment in children and adolescents. Two hundred and eight psychiatric and 129 pediatric children aged 7 to 17 years were assessed with measures of psychopathology, functional impairment, temperament, marital discord, educational style, coping, developmental milestones,(More)
PURPOSE The goal is to examine the prevalence, comorbidity and impairment of DSM-IV disorders in 3-year-old children from the Spanish general population. METHOD A sample of 1,341 3-year-old preschoolers were randomly selected and screened for a double-phase design. In total, 622 families were assessed with a diagnostic semi-structured interview and(More)
The aim of the study was to examine whether maternal depression, mothers' and fathers' parenting, child physical punishment and negative life events (NLE) mediate the effect of maternal childhood abuse (CA), intimate partner violence (IPV) and cumulative violence (both CA and IPV) on Spanish children's and adolescents' psychopathology. Furthermore, multiple(More)
UNLABELLED This study traces the developmental course of irritability symptoms in oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) from ages 3-5 and examines the psychopathological outcomes of the different trajectories at age 6. METHOD A sample of 622 3-year-old preschoolers (311 were boys), followed up until age 6, was assessed yearly with a semi-structured(More)
We provide the first validation data on the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ(3-4)), a brief screening tool for behavioral and emotional problems, in preschool children. Parents of a community sample of 1341 Spanish 3-year-olds and teachers of a sample of 622 children responded to the SDQ(3-4) and different measures of psychopathology.(More)