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Correlations between scores derived from structured interviews with 299 disturbed children aged 6-18 and their parents indicated low-to-moderate levels of agreement regarding the presence and severity of child psychiatric symptoms. Agreement was higher on behavior and conduct problems than on anxiety, fears, obsessions-compulsions, psychotic symptoms and(More)
The NIMH Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children, a highly structured interview covering a broad range of clinically relevant symptoms and behaviors, was administered to 242 disturbed children and their parents. Parent and child were interviewed separately and were assessed twice at a median interval of 9 days. Intraclass correlations between symptom(More)
A total of 104 disturbed boys aged 6-11 were assessed with the teacher version of the Child Behavior Profile and the Conners Revised Teacher Rating Scale (TRS). A subsample of 55 boys were reassessed with both measures at an interval of 1 week. For the teacher Profile, test-retest correlations averaged r = .87 for eight behavior problem scales and r = .91(More)
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