Godoy's research while affiliated with University of Massachusetts Boston and other places

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Article
Understanding parent appraisals of child behavior problems and parental help-seeking can reduce unmet mental health needs. Research has examined individual contributors to help-seeking and service receipt, but use of structural equation modeling (SEM) is rare. SEM was used to examine parents' appraisal of child behavior, thoughts about seeking help...

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... It may also be related to parents' perception of behavior problems in boys being more accepted than girls and therefore parents feel less of a need to attend a parenting program. Godoy et al. (2014) found that parental appraisal of their child's behavior problems (i.e., perception as problematic and awareness of it) was directly related to help-seeking behavior although no gender difference was found. They also found that parental mental health (stress and depression) was positively associated with parental appraisal and help-seeking behaviors. ...