ERIC Number: EJ609466
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Reliability over Time of Self-Reports Given by Adolescents and Their Parents in Substance Abuse Outcome Research.
Ciesla, James R.; Spear, Sherilynn F.; Skala, Sharon Y.
Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, v9 n2 p57-73 1999
Questions whether parental reports of post treatment substance use and other treatment outcomes-related behaviors reliably reflect self-reports of adolescents; and if initially reliable, if the parental reports continue to reliably reflect adolescents' self-reports over time. Indicates that parents can give reliable proxy information regarding their child's post treatment substance use and related behaviors if asked to report on observable behaviors. (Author/JDM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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