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ERIC Number: EJ1089187
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 40
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-2168-3603
Factor Structure of Scores from the Conners' Rating Scales-Revised among Nepali Children
Pendergast, Laura L.; Vandiver, Beverly J.; Schaefer, Barbara A.; Cole, Pamela M.; Murray-Kolb, Laura E.; Christian, Parul
International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, v2 n4 p261-270 2014
This study used exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses to examine the structures of scores from the Conners' Teacher and Parent Rating Scales-Revised (CTRS-R and CPRS-R, respectively; Conners, 1997). The scales were administered to 1,835 parents and 1,387 teachers of children in Nepal's Sarlahi district, a region where no other measures of child psychopathology have been studied. With a Nepali sample, the findings indicated that reduced two-factor models for the Conners' scales were superior to the models identified in the scale development research. The hyperactivity and inattention factors were comparable to what has been identified in prior research, while other factors (e.g., social problems) differed substantially. Implications for use of the Conners' scales in Nepal and cross-cultural issues in the assessment of ADHD symptoms are discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (DHHS)
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Nepal
Grant or Contract Numbers: R01HD05025401