Accuracy of informants: do parents think that mother knows best?

  • Vicky Phares
  • Published 1997 in Journal of abnormal child psychology
A total of 200 mothers and fathers provided their opinions as to the accuracy of mothers, fathers, teachers, children's peers, and children themselves as informants of children's emotional/behavioral problems. The results showed that mothers and fathers had very similar patterns of perceptions of accuracy, although fathers' ratings showed less… CONTINUE READING