Behavioral and emotional problems among preschool children in pediatric primary care: prevalence and pediatricians' recognition. Pediatric Practice Research Group.

@article{Lavigne1993BehavioralAE,
  title={Behavioral and emotional problems among preschool children in pediatric primary care: prevalence and pediatricians' recognition. Pediatric Practice Research Group.},
  author={John V Lavigne and Helen Jane Binns and Katherine Kaufer Christoffel and Dennis Rosenbaum and Richard A. Arend and Katherine Taken Smith and Jennifer R. Hayford and Penny McGuire},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1993},
  volume={91 3},
  pages={649-55}
}
This study examined how well private-practice pediatricians can identify emotional/behavioral problems among preschool children. Children aged 2 through 5 (N = 3876) were screened during a visit to 1 of 68 pediatricians who rendered an opinion about the presence of emotional/behavioral problems. Subsequently, children who scored above the 90th percentile for behavioral problems on the Child Behavior Checklist, along with children matched on age, sex, and race who had screened low, were invited… CONTINUE READING

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