Identifying psychosocial problems among youth: factors associated with youth agreement on a positive parent-completed PSC-17.

@article{Duke2005IdentifyingPP,
  title={Identifying psychosocial problems among youth: factors associated with youth agreement on a positive parent-completed PSC-17.},
  author={Naomi Nichele Duke and Marjorie Ireland and Iris Wagman Borowsky},
  journal={Child: care, health and development},
  year={2005},
  volume={31 5},
  pages={563-73}
}
BACKGROUND The choice of informant is a critical piece in the identification of psychosocial problems in youth. While many behavioural measures have been adapted to include information from multiple sources, in the case of parents and youth, poor agreement has been found. Our study purpose was to identify youth and parent factors associated with whether the youth agrees with a positive parent-completed screen of youth psychosocial problems. METHODS Parents of youth aged 10-15 years who were… CONTINUE READING

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