Parent and child reporting of negative life events: discrepancy and agreement across pediatric samples.

@article{Johnston2003ParentAC,
  title={Parent and child reporting of negative life events: discrepancy and agreement across pediatric samples.},
  author={Craig A. Johnston and Ric G. Steele and Eve A Herrera and Sean Phipps},
  journal={Journal of pediatric psychology},
  year={2003},
  volume={28 8},
  pages={579-88}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the consistency in child and parent reporting of child's negative life events across child/pediatric samples. METHODS A total of 613 child-parent dyads provided independent reports of negative life events. The pairs included three groups consisting of children who were healthy (n = 362), diagnosed with cancer (n = 130), and diagnosed with a chronic illness (juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, or cystic fibrosis; n = 121). RESULTS Children reported significantly… CONTINUE READING