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The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire: a research note.
  • R. Goodman
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and…
  • 1 July 1997
TLDR
Preliminary findings suggest that the SDQ functions as well as the Rutter questionnaires while offering the following additional advantages: a focus on strengths as as difficulties; better coverage of inattention, peer relationships, and prosocial behaviour; a shorter format; and a single form suitable for both parents and teachers, perhaps thereby increasing parent-teacher correlations. Expand
Psychometric properties of the strengths and difficulties questionnaire.
  • R. Goodman
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of the American Academy of Child and…
  • 1 November 2001
TLDR
The reliability and validity of the SDQ make it a useful brief measure of the adjustment and psychopathology of children and adolescents. Expand
The extended version of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire as a guide to child psychiatric caseness and consequent burden.
  • R. Goodman
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and…
  • 1 July 1999
TLDR
For clinicians and researchers with an interest in psychiatric caseness and the determinants of service use, the impact supplement of the extended SDQ appears to provide useful additional information without taking up much more of respondents' time. Expand
The Development and Well-Being Assessment: description and initial validation of an integrated assessment of child and adolescent psychopathology.
TLDR
The DAWBA successfully combined the cheapness and simplicity of respondent-based measures with the clinical persuasiveness of investigator-based diagnoses and has considerable potential as an epidemiological measure and may prove to be of clinical value too. Expand
The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire: a pilot study on the validity of the self-report version
TLDR
The self-report version of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) was administered to two samples of 11-16 year olds and the correlations between self- Report SDQ scores and teacher--or parent rated SDQ Score compared favourably with the average cross informant correlations in previous studies of a range of measures. Expand
Mental health of children and adolescents in Great Britain
The findings described in this report and summarized here focus on the prevalence of mental disorders among 5-15 year olds and on the associations between the presence of a mental disorder andExpand
Using the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) to screen for child psychiatric disorders in a community sample.
TLDR
Community screening programmes based on multi-informant SDQs could potentially increase the detection of child psychiatric disorders, thereby improving access to effective treatments, and reducing the number of patients going undetected. Expand
The British Child and Adolescent Mental Health Survey 1999: the prevalence of DSM-IV disorders.
TLDR
Roughly 1 in 10 children have at least one DSM-IV disorder, involving a level of distress or social impairment likely to warrant treatment, and comorbidity reported between some childhood diagnoses may be due to the association of both disorders with a third. Expand
Comparing the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire and the Child Behavior Checklist: Is Small Beautiful?
  • R. Goodman, S. Scott
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of abnormal child psychology
  • 1 February 1999
TLDR
The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire was significantly better than the CBCL at detecting inattention and hyperactivity, and at least as good at detecting internalizing and externalizing problems. Expand
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