Social Behavior Questionnaire
The Social Behavior Questionaire is completed by a parent or teacher. A child's physical aggression is assessed via items concerning fights with other children. Kicking, biting, hitting, and bullying or intimidating other children are all measured.
Number of Versions: 1 Version: Social Behavior Questionnaire Author(s): Richard E. Tremblay, Rolf Loeber, C. Gagnon, P. Charlebois, S. Larivee, M. LeBlanc Date of Publication: 1991 Material(s) Needed for Test: Instrument Manual: Not Available Charge for one form or kit: No
Purpose and Nature of Test
Conduct problems Population for which designed:
Age Range: 6 through 14 years old Grade Level: First Grade to High School Freshman Method of Administration: Individual Source of Information: Parent, Teacher Subtests and Scores:
Disruptiveness, Physical Aggression, Anxiety, Inattention, Hyperactivity, Opposition, and Prosociality Number of Items: 44 Type of Scale: Likert
Sample Size: 1,161 Population: French-Canadian boys, 6 to 12 years of age, assessed by their mothers and teachers at the end of the school year. Culture/ethnicity: Caucasian SES Level: Low
Psychometric information: Provided for Subscales. The range of Test-Retest Value: Not assessed The range of Inter-rater reliability: Not assessed The range of Internal consistency: 0.61 to 0.93
Validity:Criterion validity was assessed and found to be acceptable.
Scoring Procedure: Manual Scoring Examiner Qualifications and Training Required: None Permission Required to Use Instrument: Yes If yes, by whom: Richard E Tremblay
Original Reference(s): Tremblay, R. E., Loeber, R., Gagnon, C., Charlebois, P., Larivee, S., LeBlanc, M. (1991). Disruptive boys with stable and unstable high fighting behavior patterns during junior elementary school. Journal of Abnormal Child Psyhcology, 19 (3), 285-300. Other Reference(s): Haapasalo, J., & Tremblay, R. E. (1994). Physically aggressive boys age 6 to 12: Family background, parenting behavior, and prediction of delinquency. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 62 (5), 1044-1052.
Seguin, J. R., Pihl, R. O., Harden, P. W., Tremblay, R. E., & Boulerice, B. (1995). Cognitive and neuropsychological characteristics of physically aggressive boys. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 104 (4), 614-624.
Name: Richard E. Tremblay Organization: Research Unit on Children's Psychosocial Maladjustment (GRIP)
University of Montreal
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Last updated by Violence Institute of New Jersey: February 2007