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Assessing emotional and behavioural problems with the child behaviour checklist: exploring the relevance of adjusting the norms for the Flemisch community

Caroline Braet UGent, Justine Callens UGent, Mark Schittekatte UGent, Veerle Soyez UGent, Celina Druart UGent and Herbert Roeyers UGent (2011) PSYCHOLOGICA BELGICA. 51(3-4). p.213-235
abstract
The Child Behaviour Checklist (CBCL) is one of the most frequently used dimensional instruments for screening behavioural and emotional problems in children. In this study the psychometric properties of the CBCL 2001-version and the usefulness of existing US norms within a Flemish community sample were explored. Mothers of young children (N = 170) and school-aged children and adolescents (N = 718) completed the CBCL and the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ). Reliability of both the CBCL/1½-5 and CBCL/6-18 was excellent. There were substantial correlations between the SDQ and CBCL scales, indicating a good concurrent validity. Significant differences were found when comparing the mean CBCL raw scores of the different subsamples (for different ages and gender groups) with the US norms. Generally spoken, the mean CBCL raw scores as well as the clinical and borderline clinical cutpoints for Flemish children were mostly lower, specifically for the Total Problems score and the Externalising scales.
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PSYCHOPATHOLOGY, PARENTS, STRENGTHS, DIFFICULTIES QUESTIONNAIRE, MENTAL-HEALTH-SERVICES, ADOLESCENTS, SOCIETIES, FLANDERS, ISSUES, 6-YEAR-OLD
journal title
PSYCHOLOGICA BELGICA
Psychol. Belg.
volume
51
issue
3-4
pages
213 - 235
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Article
Web of Science id
000297607500002
JCR category
PSYCHOLOGY, MULTIDISCIPLINARY
JCR impact factor
0.474 (2011)
JCR rank
89/123 (2011)
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3 (2011)
ISSN
0033-2879
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English
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A1
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1996518
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http://hdl.handle.net/1854/LU-1996518
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2012-01-19 13:09:46
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  abstract     = {The Child Behaviour Checklist (CBCL) is one of the most frequently used dimensional instruments for screening behavioural and emotional problems in children. In this study the psychometric properties of the CBCL 2001-version and the usefulness of existing US norms within a Flemish community sample were explored. Mothers of young children (N = 170) and school-aged children and adolescents (N = 718) completed the CBCL and the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ). Reliability of both the CBCL/1{\textonehalf}-5 and CBCL/6-18 was excellent. There were substantial correlations between the SDQ and CBCL scales, indicating a good concurrent validity. Significant differences were found when comparing the mean CBCL raw scores of the different subsamples (for different ages and gender groups) with the US norms. Generally spoken, the mean CBCL raw scores as well as the clinical and borderline clinical cutpoints for Flemish children were mostly lower, specifically for the Total Problems score and the Externalising scales.},
  author       = {Braet, Caroline and Callens, Justine and Schittekatte, Mark and Soyez, Veerle and Druart, Celina and Roeyers, Herbert},
  issn         = {0033-2879},
  journal      = {PSYCHOLOGICA BELGICA},
  keyword      = {PSYCHOPATHOLOGY,PARENTS,STRENGTHS,DIFFICULTIES QUESTIONNAIRE,MENTAL-HEALTH-SERVICES,ADOLESCENTS,SOCIETIES,FLANDERS,ISSUES,6-YEAR-OLD},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {3-4},
  pages        = {213--235},
  title        = {Assessing emotional and behavioural problems with the child behaviour checklist: exploring the relevance of adjusting the norms for the Flemisch community},
  volume       = {51},
  year         = {2011},
}

Chicago
Braet, Caroline, Justine Callens, Mark Schittekatte, Veerle Soyez, Celina Druart, and Herbert Roeyers. 2011. “Assessing Emotional and Behavioural Problems with the Child Behaviour Checklist: Exploring the Relevance of Adjusting the Norms for the Flemisch Community.” Psychologica Belgica 51 (3-4): 213–235.
APA
Braet, C., Callens, J., Schittekatte, M., Soyez, V., Druart, C., & Roeyers, H. (2011). Assessing emotional and behavioural problems with the child behaviour checklist: exploring the relevance of adjusting the norms for the Flemisch community. PSYCHOLOGICA BELGICA, 51(3-4), 213–235.
Vancouver
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Braet C, Callens J, Schittekatte M, Soyez V, Druart C, Roeyers H. Assessing emotional and behavioural problems with the child behaviour checklist: exploring the relevance of adjusting the norms for the Flemisch community. PSYCHOLOGICA BELGICA. 2011;51(3-4):213–35.
MLA
Braet, Caroline, Justine Callens, Mark Schittekatte, et al. “Assessing Emotional and Behavioural Problems with the Child Behaviour Checklist: Exploring the Relevance of Adjusting the Norms for the Flemisch Community.” PSYCHOLOGICA BELGICA 51.3-4 (2011): 213–235. Print.