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Assessment of Adolescent Mental Health and Behavioral Problems in Institutional Care: Discrepancies Between Staff-Reported CBCL Scores and Adolescent-Reported YSR Scores.
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PMID:  24938476     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
For children residing in institutional settings, staff act as primary caregivers and often provide assessment of child psychopathology. Minimal research exists on how and when staff-caregivers are best positioned to report on youth mental health. This study examines differences between 60 staff-reported and 60 adolescent-reported Child Behavioral Checklist/Youth Self-Report (CBCL/YSR) scores in Jordanian care centers, and the associations between adolescent-staff agreement, demographic characteristics and child-caregiver relationship factors. Results indicated small to modest correlations between informant scores. Additionally, staff-caregivers who know the child over 1 year and have a high perceived fit are better able to approximate the adolescent's self-report of psychopathology.
Authors:
Robin E Gearing; Craig S J Schwalbe; Michael J MacKenzie; Kathryne B Brewer; Rawan W Ibrahim
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-6-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Administration and policy in mental health     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1573-3289     ISO Abbreviation:  Adm Policy Ment Health     Publication Date:  2014 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-6-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8914574     Medline TA:  Adm Policy Ment Health     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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