A confirmatory approach to examining the factor structure of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ): a large scale cohort study.

@article{Niclasen2013ACA,
  title={A confirmatory approach to examining the factor structure of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ): a large scale cohort study.},
  author={Janni Niclasen and Anne Mette Skovgaard and Anne-Marie Nybo Andersen and Mikael Julius S\omhovd and Carsten Obel},
  journal={Journal of abnormal child psychology},
  year={2013},
  volume={41 3},
  pages={355-65}
}
The aim of this study was to examine the factor structure of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) using a Structural Confirmatory Factor Analytic approach. The Danish translation of the SDQ was distributed to 71,840 parents and teachers of 5-7 and 10-12-year-old boys and girls from four large scale cohorts. Three theoretical models were examined: 1. a model with five first order factors (i.e., hyperactivity/inattention, conduct, emotional, peer problems and prosocial), 2. a model… CONTINUE READING

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