By Eric J. Mash PhD, Russell A. Barkley PhD ABPP ABCN
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*Includes DSM-5 standards and dialogue of changes.
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Within the family, the roles of the mother–child and marital/couple subsystems have received the most research attention to date, with less attention given to the roles of siblings (Hetherington, Reiss, & Plomin, 1994) and fathers (Phares, Rojas, Thurston, & Hankinson, 2010). For the most part, research into family processes and child psychopathology has not kept pace with family theory and practice, and there is a need for the development of sophisticated methodologies and valid measures that will capture the complex relationships hypothesized to be operative in disturbed and normal family systems (Bray, 1995; Bray, Maxwell, & Cole, 1995).
An important distinction to be made with respect to cross-cultural comparisons is whether there are substantive differences in the rates of a disorder, or differences in the raters’ perceptions of these problems. S. children (ages 6–11 years). It was found that Thai teachers were confronted with students who were more prone to behavioral and emotional problems at school than were teachers in the United States, but that they applied different judgments to the behaviors they observed. Similarly, cultural factors are known to influence not only informal labeling processes but formal diagnostic practices as well.
Angold & Costello, 2009; Cantor, Smith, French, & Mezzich, 1980; Lilienfeld & Marino, 1995). However, clear distinctions do not necessarily need to exist for categorical distinctions to have utility. For instance, there is no joint at which one can carve day from night, although distinguishing the two has proven incredibly useful to humans in going about their social discourse and engagements. Likewise, although the threshold for determining disorder from high levels of symptoms may be fuzzy, it could be stipulated as being at that point along a dimension where impairment in a major, culturally universal life activity befalls the majority of people at or exceeding that point.