Preschool behavior disorders: their prevalence in relation to determinants.

  title={Preschool behavior disorders: their prevalence in relation to determinants.},
  author={Charles P Larson and Ivan Barry Pless and Olli Miettinen},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  volume={113 2},
The occurrence of behavior disorders was investigated in a prospectively followed 3-year-old birth cohort. Of 1116 eligible children, the parents of 918 were successfully contacted. All agreed to complete a telephone interview and were mailed a Childhood Behavior Checklist (CBCL) standardized for 2- to 3-year-old children; 756 (82%) returned the CBCL. The prevalence of one or more of the deviant behavior syndromes identified by the CBCL was 11.1%. From a number of subject characteristics… CONTINUE READING