Empirically derived subtypes of child academic and behavior problems: co-occurrence and distal outcomes.

@article{Reinke2008EmpiricallyDS,
  title={Empirically derived subtypes of child academic and behavior problems: co-occurrence and distal outcomes.},
  author={Wendy M Reinke and Keith Herman and Hanno Petras and Nicholas S. Ialongo},
  journal={Journal of abnormal child psychology},
  year={2008},
  volume={36 5},
  pages={759-70}
}
The aim of this study was to identify classes of children at entry into first grade with different patterns of academic and behavior problems. A latent class analysis was conducted with a longitudinal community sample of 678 predominantly low-income African American children. Results identified multiple subclasses of children, including a class with co-occurring academic and behavior problems. Gender differences were found in relation to the number of identified classes and the characteristics… CONTINUE READING

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