Using data from a study with a prospective-cohorts design, accuracy of adult recollection was assessed for 1,574 young adults for whom information from the past 20 years was available. Results indicate good discriminant validity and predictive efficiency of the two self-report measures used. (SLD)
Research supported by National Institute of Mental Health grant MH49467 and National Institutes of Justice grants 86-IJ-CX-0033, 89-IJ-CX-0007, and 93-IJ-CX-0031. An earlier version of the article was presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology (Miami, FL, November 1994).