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Suveg, Cynthia; Braunstein West, Kara; Davis, Molly; Caughy, Margaret; Smith, Emilie Phillips; Oshri, Assaf – Developmental Psychology, 2019
Physiological synchrony, or concordance, among caregiver-child dyads involves the matching of biological states. Understanding this process is critical for enhancing our knowledge of the ways that the caregiver-child relationship supports child development. However, the meaning of physiological synchrony for child adjustment is poorly understood.…
Descriptors: Mothers, Preadolescents, Parent Child Relationship, Self Destructive Behavior
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Dardas, Latefa Ali; Silva, Susan G.; van de Water, Brittney; Vance, Ashlee; Smoski, Moria J.; Noonan, Devon; Simmons, Leigh Ann – Journal of School Nursing, 2019
Little is known about help-seeking for depression among Jordanian adolescents who are a vulnerable population with high rates of depressive symptoms and few mental health services. The purpose of this study was to (1) explore Jordanian adolescents' helpseeking intentions for depression and (2) examine whether depression stigma, depression…
Descriptors: Correlation, Help Seeking, Depression (Psychology), Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Miller-Graff, Laura E.; Nuttall, Amy K.; Lefever, Jennifer E. B. – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2019
Women are at greater risk of exposure to interpersonal violence during pregnancy. The influence prenatal violence has on children's behavioral adjustment is generally understood to stem from its impact on mothers, but there is a dearth of prospective research to test these models. The current study evaluated the influence of interpersonal violence…
Descriptors: Pregnancy, Prenatal Influences, Child Behavior, Behavior Problems
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Jenaro, Cristina; Flores, Noelia; Cruz, Maribel; Pérez, Ma Carmen; Vega, Vanessa; Torres, Víctor A. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
Background: The risks and opportunities associated with the use of technologies are of growing research interest. Patterns of technology usage illuminate these opportunities and risks. However, no studies have assessed the usage patterns (frequency, duration, and intensity) and related factors in young people with intellectual disabilities.…
Descriptors: Internet, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Young Adults
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House, Lisa A.; Walton, Barry – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2018
There is a growing number of students on college campuses with mental health problems and college counseling services are reporting significant increases in student demand for counseling. Depression, a mental illness consisting of profound sadness, fatigue, and irritability, as well as low motivation, poor academic performance, and suicidal…
Descriptors: Therapy, Light, College Students, Depression (Psychology)
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Karakus, Özlem – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The aim of this study is to reveal the effects of the thoughts on university students' depression and hopelessness levels about whether to become employed or unemployed after graduation. The study sampling consists of 980 students from the departments of Selcuk University, such as the Faculties of Health Sciences, Law, Veterinary, Science,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Depression (Psychology), Psychological Patterns, Student Attitudes
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Stern, Jessica A.; Fraley, R. Chris; Jones, Jason D.; Gross, Jacquelyn T.; Shaver, Phillip R.; Cassidy, Jude – Developmental Psychology, 2018
The first months after becoming a new parent are a unique and important period in human development. Despite substantial research on the many social and biological changes that occur during the first months of parenthood, little is known about changes in mothers' attachment. The present study examines developmental stability and change in…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Mothers, Adult Development, Economically Disadvantaged
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Renshaw, Tyler L. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2018
The College Student Subjective Wellbeing Questionnaire (CSSWQ) is a 15-item self-report rating scale for measuring four classes of college-specific wellbeing behavior: academic efficacy, academic satisfaction, school connectedness, and college gratitude. The present study investigated the psychometrics of a revised version of this measure, which…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Well Being, Questionnaires, Behavior Problems
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Chow, Peter; Chalmers, R. Philip; Flynn, Deborah M.; McLandress, Adam J.; Steadman, Victoria G. L. – College Student Journal, 2018
With the intent of amending the 21-item BDI-II to improve its reliability and validity when administering the scale to nonclinical populations, a survey package consisting of 19 positive items with semantically reflected response options to mirror the negative scenario options in the original BDI-II (excluding items 16 and 18) was created. These…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Measures (Individuals), Test Reliability, Test Validity
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Yazici, Mehmet; Tasmektepligil, M. Yalçin – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This research aimed to determine whether the life quality of amputees was a significant predictor of their depression levels and whether there was a significant difference between the life quality levels and depression of amputee athletes and those leading sedentary lifestyles according to their marital status and disabled limbs. The data were…
Descriptors: Physical Disabilities, Quality of Life, Depression (Psychology), Predictor Variables
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Alvelo, Jaime; Cancio-Gonzalez, Rafael E.; Collazo, Andrés – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
Purpose: This study was intended to adapt into Spanish and validate the short form of the Marwit-Meuser Caregiver Grief Inventory (MMCGI), an instrument for the assessment of levels of grief in caregivers of patients with dementia. Method: The adaptation was based on the cross-cultural equivalence model that included forward and backward…
Descriptors: Validity, Semantics, Factor Structure, Puerto Ricans
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Renshaw, Tyler L.; Cook, Clayton R. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2018
The present studies report on the initial development and validation of the Youth Internalizing Problems Screener (YIPS), which is a 10-item self-report rating scale for assessing general internalizing problems and identifying depression and anxiety caseness within the context of school mental health screening. Results from Study 1 (N = 177)…
Descriptors: Scores, Screening Tests, Well Being, Mental Health
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Yildirim, Abdullah; Boysan, Murat; Kefeli, Mehmet Celal – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
The study examined the psychometric properties of the Turkish version of the DASS-21. Thirty patients with major depression and 30 patients with anxiety disorders and 250 health controls participated in the study. We tested six alternative models using CFA. We found that tripartite model comprised of anhedonia and physiological hyperarousal along…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Reliability, Turkish, Correlation
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Antunes-Alves, Sara; Vukovic, Boris; Milyavskaya, Marina; Kramer, Ueli; Dobson, Keith; Drapeau, Martin – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
This study presents a means to address therapist accuracy in CBT as it relates to discussion of cognitive errors and coping strategies. Therapist interventions from CBT therapy sessions of 43 patients with depression were identified using the Comprehensive Psychotherapeutic Interventions Rating Scale, and focus of interventions on negative or…
Descriptors: Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification, Counseling Effectiveness, Coping
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Albright, Jamie Nicole; Hurd, Noelle M. – Applied Developmental Science, 2018
Students from underrepresented groups are increasingly enrolling in 4-year institutions, yet they may face additional stressors upon entering college compared to majority peers. Supportive relationships with peers, parents, and natural mentors may foster successful adjustment to college among such students. The current study examined patterns of…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Disproportionate Representation, Mental Health, College Freshmen
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