Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ)

 
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By Dr. Frederick B. Covington / The International Institute of Therapeutic Intervention and Learning and Dr. Frederick B. Covington. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) is a brief emotional and behavioural screening questionnaire for children and young people. The tool can capture the perspective of children and young people, their parents and teachers.

The SDQ scales include:

1) Emotional symptoms subscale 2) Conduct problems subscale 3) Hyperactivity/inattention subscale 4) Peer relationships problem subscale 5) Prosocial behaviour subscale

The SDQ can be used for various purposes, including clinical assessment, evaluation of outcomes, research and screening.

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