ERIC Number: ED023468
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1965-Dec
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The Development of a Behavior Checklist for Boys.
Ross, Alan O.; And Others
Child Development, v36 n4 p1013-27 Dec 1965
The Pittsburgh Adjustment Survey Scales were developed to meet the need for the objective evaluation of the social behavior of elementary school-age boys using the observations of classroom teachers. An initial item pool was reduced to 94 items by an extreme-group procedure (202 subjects). A factor analysis (209 subjects) of the inventory resulted in the isolation of four factors, labeled aggressive behavior, withdrawn behavior, passive-aggressive behavior, and prosocial behavior. Results from other samples are presented concerning test-retest reliability and construct validity. The scales do not reveal age-related change over the grades sampled. (Author)
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Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.; National Inst. of Mental Health (DHEW), Bethesda, MD.
Authoring Institution: Pittsburgh Child Guidance Center, PA.