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Pilkauskas, Natasha V.; Brooks-Gunn, Jeanne; Waldfogel, Jane – Developmental Psychology, 2018
Although many studies have investigated links between maternal employment and children's wellbeing, less research has considered whether the stability of maternal employment is linked with child outcomes. Using unique employment calendar data from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study (N = 2,011), an urban birth cohort study of largely…
Descriptors: Employment, Early Childhood Education, Child Behavior, Thinking Skills
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Pijl, Mirjam K. J.; Rommelse, Nanda N. J.; Hendriks, Monica; De Korte, Manon W. P.; Buitelaar, Jan K.; Oosterling, Iris J. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
The field of early autism research is in dire need of outcome measures that adequately reflect subtle changes in core autistic behaviors. This article compares the ability of a newly developed measure, the Brief Observation of Social Communication Change (BOSCC), and the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) to detect changes in core…
Descriptors: Intervention, Autism, Interpersonal Communication, Interrater Reliability
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McRae, Elizabeth M.; Stoppelbein, Laura; O'Kelley, Sarah E.; Fite, Paula; Greening, Leilani – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2018
Parental adjustment, parenting behaviors, and child routines have been linked to internalizing and externalizing child behavior. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate a comprehensive model examining relations among these variables in children with ASD and their parents. Based on Sameroff's Transactional Model of Development (Sameroff…
Descriptors: Children, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Self Destructive Behavior
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Joshi, Gagan; Wozniak, Janet; Fitzgerald, Maura; Faraone, Stephen; Fried, Ronna; Galdo, Maribel; Furtak, Stephannie L.; Conroy, Kristina; Kilcullen, J. Ryan; Belser, Abigail; Biederman, Joseph – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2018
To assess prevalence and severity of emotional dysregulation (ED) in psychiatrically referred youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). ASD youth (N = 123) were compared to youth with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and controls. The majority of psychiatrically referred youth with ASD had positive Child Behavior Checklist-ED…
Descriptors: Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Incidence, Youth
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Scott, Justin K.; Nelson, Jackie A.; Dix, Theodore – Developmental Psychology, 2018
Based on data from 710 2-parent families enrolled in the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development, this article examined dyadic and family-level interdependence among indicators of family members' competence over time. A cross-lagged model that included children and both parents was…
Descriptors: Mothers, Fathers, Parent Child Relationship, Child Behavior
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Kothari, Brianne H.; McBeath, Bowen; Bank, Lew; Sorenson, Paul; Waid, Jeff; Webb, Sara Jade – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
Objectives: This article introduces a youth-reported measure (Essential Youth Experiences [EYE]) developed to assess the experiences of foster youth in their home environment and their critical relationships across a number of service systems. Empirically, the article reports on the psychometric properties of a 9-item scale within the EYE that…
Descriptors: Foster Care, Family Environment, Preadolescents, Adolescents
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Patterson, Megan W.; Mann, Frank D.; Grotzinger, Andrew D.; Tackett, Jennifer L.; Tucker-Drob, Elliot M.; Harden, K. Paige – Developmental Psychology, 2018
Symptoms of anxiety and depression are commonly comorbid and partially share a genetic etiology. Mean levels of anxiety and depression increase over the transition to adolescence, particularly in girls, suggesting a possible role of pubertal development in the activation of underlying genetic risks. The current study examined how genetic and…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Depression (Psychology), Puberty, Adolescents
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Hernandez, Erika; Smith, Cynthia L.; Day, Kimberly L.; Neal, Amy; Dunsmore, Julie C. – Developmental Psychology, 2018
Research demonstrates that parents' emotion-related discourse during reminiscing shapes children's psychosocial outcomes, yet little is known about how different forms of parental emotion-related discourse work in combination. The present study takes a person-centered approach to better understand the relation of multiple forms of parental emotion…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Psychological Patterns, Behavior Problems, Child Behavior
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Llanes, Elizabeth; Blacher, Jan; Stavropolous, Katherine; Eisenhower, Abbey – Grantee Submission, 2018
This study examined the prevalence of ADHD symptoms and anxiety as reported by parents and teachers for 180 preschool children (ages 4-5) and school-aged children (ages 6-7) with ASD using the Child Behavior Checklist--Parent and Teacher Report Forms (Achenbach and Rescorla, Manual for ASEBA school-age forms & profiles, Research Center for…
Descriptors: Incidence, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Anxiety
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Maguire, Laura L.; Hirsh, Estelle; Allison, Jeroan J.; Forkey, Heather C. – Journal of Applied Research on Children, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of the study was to identify major symptom domain variables common to child trauma and create a prototype short trauma symptom screening tool (STST) intended for use in pediatric medical settings. Methods: This manuscript describes the first two phases of an on-going prospective mixed-method instrument development study. Phase…
Descriptors: Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Trauma, Child Health, Screening Tests
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Rescorla, Leslie A.; Winder-Patel, Breanna M.; Paterson, Sarah J.; Pandey, Juhi; Wolff, Jason J.; Schultz, Robert T.; Piven, Joseph – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
The screening power of the CBCL/1½-5's Withdrawn and "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders"-Pervasive Developmental Problems (DSM-PDP) scales to identify children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder at 24 months was tested in a longitudinal, familial high-risk study. Participants were 56 children at high risk for…
Descriptors: Child Behavior, Check Lists, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Stewart, Lydia A.; Lee, Li-Ching – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
This review contributes to the growing body of global autism spectrum disorder literature by examining the use of screening instruments in low- and middle-income countries with respect to study design and methodology, instrument adaptation and performance, and collaboration with community stakeholders in research. A systematic review was conducted…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Screening Tests
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Bagaiolo, Leila F.; Mari, Jair de J.; Bordini, Daniela; Ribeiro, Tatiane C.; Martone, Maria Carolina C.; Caetano, Sheila C.; Brunoni, Decio; Brentani, Helena; Paula, Cristiane S. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
Video modeling using applied behavior analysis techniques is one of the most promising and cost-effective ways to improve social skills for parents with autism spectrum disorder children. The main objectives were: (1) To elaborate/describe videos to improve eye contact and joint attention, and to decrease disruptive behaviors of autism spectrum…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Modeling (Psychology), Skill Development, Interpersonal Competence
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Xiong, Junmei; Qin, Yi; Gao, Miaomiao; Hai, Man – School Psychology International, 2017
By incorporating psychopathology and subjective well-being (SWB), the dual-factor model of mental health (DFM) can comprehensively measure psychological health. We examined the utility of the DFM among 1,293 Chinese adolescents (Grades 7-12). Furthermore, we examined the dynamics of mental health group membership via a two-wave longitudinal study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Mental Health, Adolescents
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Dollar, Jessica M.; Stifter, Cynthia A.; Buss, Kristin A. – Developmental Psychology, 2017
The current study aimed to substantiate and extend our understanding regarding the existence and developmental pathways of 3 distinct temperament profiles--exuberant, inhibited, and average approach--in a sample of 3.5-year-old children (n = 121). The interactions between temperamental styles and specific types of effortful control, inhibitory…
Descriptors: Child Development, Young Children, Interaction, Personality Traits
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