Why Mothers and Young Children Agree or Disagree in Their Reports of the Child's Problem Behavior.

@article{Ringoot2015WhyMA,
  title={Why Mothers and Young Children Agree or Disagree in Their Reports of the Child's Problem Behavior.},
  author={Ank P. Ringoot and Jan van der Ende and Pauline W Jansen and Jeffrey Measelle and Maartje M G J Basten and Pety So and Vincent W. V. Jaddoe and Albert Hofman and Frank C. Verhulst and Henning Tiemeier},
  journal={Child psychiatry and human development},
  year={2015},
  volume={46 6},
  pages={913-27}
}
This study examined multiple determinants of discrepancies between mother and child reports of problem behavior. In 5,414 6-year-olds, child problem behavior was assessed by self-report using the Berkeley Puppet Interview and by maternal report using the Child Behavior Checklist. Patterns in mother-child reports were modeled using latent profile analysis. Four profiles, differing in problem level, and the direction and magnitude of mother-child discrepancies, were identified: one profile… CONTINUE READING