Structural, relative, and absolute agreement between parents' and adolescent inpatients' reports of adolescent functional impairment.

@article{Frank2000StructuralRA,
  title={Structural, relative, and absolute agreement between parents' and adolescent inpatients' reports of adolescent functional impairment.},
  author={Susan J Frank and Laurie A. Van Egeren and Jill Fortier and Peter Chase},
  journal={Journal of abnormal child psychology},
  year={2000},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={395-402}
}
This study assessed agreement between parents' and adolescent inpatients' scores on caretaker and self-report versions of the Functional Impairment Scale for Children and Adolescents (FISCA and FISCA-SR). Self-report data describing impairment in eight domains were collected from 375 inpatients (M age = 15.0 years, 55% females), with parent data available for 233 (62%). Confirmatory factor analysis demonstrated structural congruence between a hypothesized, three-factor model, based on a prior… CONTINUE READING