Are the discrepancies between self- and others' appraisals of competence predictive or reflective of depressive symptoms in children and adolescents: a longitudinal study, Part II.

@article{Hoffman2000AreTD,
  title={Are the discrepancies between self- and others' appraisals of competence predictive or reflective of depressive symptoms in children and adolescents: a longitudinal study, Part II.},
  author={Kit B Hoffman and David A. Cole and Joan M Martin and Jane M Tram and A D Seroczynski},
  journal={Journal of abnormal psychology},
  year={2000},
  volume={109 4},
  pages={651-62}
}
Two cohorts of children and adolescents (who started 6th grade in 1993 and 1996), parents, teachers, and peers participated in a 4-wave, 2-year, longitudinal study of perceived competence and depressive symptoms. The authors assessed children's tendencies to underestimate their competence (discrepant self-appraisals) relative to the appraisals of significant others. We also assessed the degree to which self-appraisals reflected the evaluations of others (reflective self-appraisals). Domains of… CONTINUE READING