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Call for Feedback: Proposed Changes to How ERIC Indicates Peer Review
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Moretti, Marlene M.; Craig, Stephanie G. – Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 2013
Objective: Current research has established that depression is a common outcome of child abuse. The current study extends previous research by examining the relationship between parental emotional and physical abuse and adolescents' depressive symptoms using a prospective longitudinal design. We anticipated that this relationship would be mediated…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Adolescents, Parent Child Relationship, Depression (Psychology)
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Moretti, Marlene M.; Obsuth, Ingrid – Journal of Adolescence, 2009
Aggressive, violent and antisocial behaviour in children and adolescents is a growing concern across the globe. Targeting parent-teen relationships is critical in reducing problem behaviour. "Connect" is a manualized ten-week program for parents or alternative caregivers of at-risk teens that focuses on the building blocks of secure attachment:…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Child Rearing, Adolescents, Depression (Psychology)
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Peled, Maya; Moretti, Marlene M. – Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 2007
We examined anger rumination and sadness rumination in clinic-referred adolescents (N = 121). Factor analysis indicated that items from analogous anger and sadness rumination measures loaded onto 2 factors tapping anger rumination and sadness rumination, respectively. Structural equation modeling confirmed unique relations between each form of…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Aggression, Depression (Psychology), Factor Analysis
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Penney, Stephanie R.; Moretti, Marlene M.; Da Silva, Kimberley S. – Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 2008
This study investigated the psychometric properties and predictive validity of three self-report scales (the Psychopathy Content Scale, the Psychopathy-16 scale, and the Egotistic scale) derived from the Millon Adolescent Clinical Inventory (MACI) to screen for the presence of psychopathic and narcissistic personality characteristics. Exploratory…
Descriptors: Predictive Validity, Factor Structure, Personality, Measures (Individuals)
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Lee, Zina; Klaver, Jessica R.; Hart, Stephen D.; Moretti, Marlene M.; Douglas, Kevin S. – Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 2009
There is considerable debate about the assessment of psychopathic traits in adolescence due in part to questions regarding the stability of traits. We investigated the 6-month stability of psychopathic traits in a sample of 83 male adolescent offenders using an augmented protocol for the Psychopathy Checklist: Youth Version and the self-report…
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Adolescents, Males, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Moretti, Marlene M.; Wiebe, Vaneesa J. – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 1999
Examined the relationship between adolescents' detection of self-discrepancies and internalizing and externalizing problems. Found that self-discrepancy, independent of actual-self positivity, predicted internalizing and externalizing problems. For girls, discrepancy with parental standards predicted functioning, and discrepancy with independent…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Aggression
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Lessard, Jocelyne C.; Moretti, Marlene M. – Journal of Adolescence, 1998
The relationship between attachment patterns and suicidal ideation is investigated. Participants (N=116) were assessed on level of current ideation through self-report questionnaires. Lethality of methods contemplated was rated on a subset (N=16) by interview. Categorical analyses relate ideation to attachment styles. Lethality was correlated with…
Descriptors: Adolescents, At Risk Persons, Attachment Behavior, Clinical Diagnosis