Journal article

Parent questionnaires measuring feeding disorders in preschool children: a systematic review

Katherine Sanchez, Alicia J Spittle, Leesa Allinson, Angela Morgan

Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology | WILEY | Published : 2015

Abstract

AIM: Preschool feeding disorders are common and debilitating and are associated with a range of developmental and medical issues. Parent report allows assessment of feeding in a naturalistic environment over time, with advantages over time-limited, clinic-based observations. However, little is understood about the limitations and advantages of current parent-report measures. We aimed to systematically review the psychometrics and clinometrics of parent-administered feeding questionnaires. METHOD: Five search engines were used to identify questionnaires that met inclusion criteria, i.e. being norm-or criterion-referenced, child focused, appropriate for preschool children, and measured two or ..

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Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (Centre for Research Excellence in Child Language)


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (Centre for Research Excellence in Newborn Medicine)


Funding Acknowledgements

We acknowledge funding received from the National Health and Medical Research Council (AM, career development grant 607315 and Centre for Research Excellence in Child Language grant 1023493; AS, early career fellowship 1053767 and Centre for Research Excellence in Newborn Medicine grant 1060733; KS, Centre for Research Excellence in Newborn Medicine grant 1060733); and KS and LA, Australian Postgraduate Awards.