Psychological symptoms in youth and later socioeconomic functioning: do associations vary by informant?

@article{Dirks2011PsychologicalSI,
  title={Psychological symptoms in youth and later socioeconomic functioning: do associations vary by informant?},
  author={Melanie A. Dirks and Michael H. Boyle and Katholiki Georgiades},
  journal={Journal of clinical child and adolescent psychology : the official journal for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division 53},
  year={2011},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={10-22}
}
We examined whether associations between symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), depression, and anxiety assessed in a sample of 2,026 youth aged 6 to 16 years and socioeconomic functioning measured 18 years later varied as a function of whether parents or teachers had rated symptomatology. After accounting for confounding variables (e.g., family socioeconomic status in childhood), psychological symptoms explained 2.78% of the… CONTINUE READING

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