Sociometric status and peer group dynamics

Jaipaul L. Roopnarine, Gerald R. Adams, Nina S. Mounts

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Abstract

The internal consistency of the rating sociometric technique commonly used to assess children who might be prone to interpersonal problems later on was determined. The findings question, the use of global indices of sociometric ratings in the examination of preschool peer interactions because they might mask important information about individual dimensions of friendships.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)169-180
Number of pages12
JournalChild Psychiatry & Human Development
Volume18
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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