Validity of DSM-IV conduct disorder in 41/2-5-year-old children: a longitudinal epidemiological study.

@article{KimCohen2005ValidityOD,
  title={Validity of DSM-IV conduct disorder in 41/2-5-year-old children: a longitudinal epidemiological study.},
  author={Julia Kim-Cohen and Louise Arseneault and Avshalom Caspi and M{\'o}nica Polo Tom{\'a}s and Alan Taylor and Terrie E Moffitt},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2005},
  volume={162 6},
  pages={1108-17}
}
OBJECTIVE This longitudinal study of a nonreferred, population-based sample tested the concurrent, convergent, and predictive validity of DSM-IV conduct disorder in children 4(1/2)-5 years of age. METHOD In the Environmental Risk Longitudinal Twin Study, a representative birth cohort of 2,232 children, the children's mothers were interviewed and the teachers completed mailed questionnaires to assess the children's past 6-month conduct disorder symptoms. Children with three or more symptoms… CONTINUE READING