Behavioral and Emotional Problems Reported by Parents of Children Ages 6 to 16 in 31 Societies

@article{Rescorla2007BehavioralAE,
  title={Behavioral and Emotional Problems Reported by Parents of Children Ages 6 to 16 in 31 Societies},
  author={Leslie A. Rescorla and Thomas M. Achenbach and Masha Y Ivanova and Levent Dumenci and Fredrik Almqvist and Niels Bilenberg and Hector R. Bird and Wei Chen and Anca Dobrean and Manfred D{\"o}pfner and Neşe Erol and Eric Fombonne and Ant{\'o}nio Castro Fonseca and Alessandra Frigerio and Hans Grietens and Helga Hannesd{\'o}ttir and Yasuko Kanbayashi and Michael Canute Lambert and Bo Larsson and Patrick W L Leung and Xianchen Liu and Asghar Minaei and Mesfin S. Mulatu and Torunn Stene N{\o}vik and Kyung-Ja Oh and Alexandra Roussos and Michael G Sawyer and Zeynep Şimşek and Hans Christoph Steinhausen and Sheila Weintraub and John R. Weisz and Christa Winkler Metzke and Tomasz Wolańczyk and Hao-Jan Yang and Nelly Zilber and Rita Žukauskienė and Frank C. Verhulst},
  journal={Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders},
  year={2007},
  volume={15},
  pages={130 - 142}
}
This study compared parents' ratings of behavioral and emotional problems on the Child Behavior Checklist (Achenbach, 1991;Achenbach & Rescorla, 2001) for general population samples of children ages 6 to 16 from 31 societies (N = 55,508). Effect sizes for society ranged from .03 to .14. Effect sizes for gender were ≤ .01, with girls generally scoring higher on Internalizing problems and boys generally scoring higher on Externalizing problems. Effect sizes for age were ≤ .01 and varied across… 

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