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Fechete, Gabriela L.; Susa-Erdogan, Georgiana; Benga, Oana – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
Internalizing problems are among the most common chronic psychological dysfunctions in childhood, yet the factors contributing to their emergence and persistence in preschool-aged children are still less understood. The contribution of specific individual variables (e.g. temperament), and that of proximal environmental factors, such as family…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Preschool Children, Personality Traits, Mothers
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Akoury Dirani, Leyla; Sinno, Durriyah; Wheeler, Heidi M.; Tamim, Hani; Charafeddine, Lama – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
There is no current estimation about the impact of prematurity on a child's development in Lebanon.This study describes the developmental profile of 82 former preterm-born children aged between 2 and 8 years. The Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence, third edition (WPPSI-III) and Achenbach Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL for ages…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Premature Infants, Child Development, Young Children
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Kelmanson, Igor A. – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
The study was performed in St. Petersburg in 2015 and comprised 34 children with diagnosed Down's syndrome (DS) aged 9-15 (mean 11) years (17 boys, 17 girls) who attended special schools. Control group was made up of 34 clinically healthy normal intelligence schoolchildren matched for age, sex and geographical distribution. The mothers were…
Descriptors: Sleep, Down Syndrome, Scores, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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Bigras, Nathalie; Lemay, Lise; Bouchard, Caroline; Eryasa, Joell – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
This paper aims to describe the quality of play as offered by early childhood educators working with four-year-olds within an educational childcare service. It also aims to identify the correlation between the quality of play support and a child's cognitive, language and socio-emotional development. Finally, it focuses on the factors associated…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Child Care, Child Care Centers, Educational Quality
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Bono, Katherine E.; Sy, Susan R.; Kopp, Claire B. – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
This study focuses on the associations between family variables and academic and social school readiness in low-income Black children. Analyses drew from the National Institute for Child Development (NICHD) Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development dataset. The participants included 122 children and their mothers. Data collection occurred…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Low Income Students, African American Students, School Readiness
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Gurdal, Sevtap; Lansford, Jennifer E.; Sorbring, Emma – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
The present study examined Swedish mothers' and fathers' warmth towards their children in relation to their children's agency. It also examined the longitudinal relation between agency and children's externalising, internalising, and school achievement. Swedish children's mothers and fathers (N = 93) were interviewed at three time points (when…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Mothers, Academic Achievement
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Bannon, Brittany L.; Tirella, Linda G.; Miller, Laurie C. – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
No comprehensive studies have examined the utility of family drawings within the context of international adoption. We examined the relationship of Kinetic Family Drawings by 54 internationally adopted children in the USA (65% female; M age = 8.57 years, SD = 2.1) to demographics, child competencies (Child Behavior Checklist: CBCL/6-18) and…
Descriptors: Freehand Drawing, Family Relationship, Gender Differences, Adoption
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Tirkkonen, Tiina; Joskitt, Leena; Kunelius, Anne; Huhtaniska, Marika; Ebeling, Hanna; Moilanen, Irma – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
Early attachment has both protective and risk factors as regards later mental health. In Finland, insecure-avoidant-type attachment is overrepresented. Does this indicate a risk for emotional and behavioural problems at preschool age? In this study, we examined and compared the association between attachment and mental health in Finnish singletons…
Descriptors: Twins, Preschool Children, Resilience (Psychology), Behavior Problems
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Konijnenberg, Carolien; Lund, Ingunn Olea; Melinder, Annika – Early Child Development and Care, 2015
It is still under debate whether the reported effects of opioid maintenance therapy (OMT) on child behaviour are a direct effect of prenatal exposure, or whether other factors are involved. This prospective cohort study investigated three models: the teratogenic risk model, the maternal risk model, and a combined risk model in a group of 35…
Descriptors: Child Behavior, Prenatal Influences, Drug Abuse, At Risk Persons
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Kelmanson, Igor A. – Early Child Development and Care, 2015
Background: Recurrent respiratory infections (RRI) are among most common diseases in school-aged children. Little is known about possible associations between RRI and children psychological well-being. Aim: To study possible associations between RRI in junior school pupils and their emotional/behavioural characteristics. Methods: The RRI group…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Communicable Diseases, Psychological Patterns, Behavior Problems
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Moritz Rudasill, Kathleen; Pössel, Patrick; Winkeljohn Black, Stephanie; Niehaus, Kate – Early Child Development and Care, 2014
The combination of changes occurring at the transition to middle school may be a catalyst for the onset of depressive symptoms, yet teacher support at this transition is protective. Research points to certain temperamental traits as risk factors for developing depressive symptoms. This study examines student reports of teacher support and teacher…
Descriptors: Personality, Depression (Psychology), Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Teacher Student Relationship
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LeRoy, Michelle; Mahoney, Annette; Pargament, Kenneth I.; DeMaris, Alfred – Early Child Development and Care, 2013
This study of 164 married couples examined longitudinal links between parents' perceptions of coparenting support and undermining by spouse at 6 months postpartum and infant behaviour problems at the age of 12 months after controlling for marital quality, individual parenting, and infant temperament. Multiple methods (i.e. parent reports and…
Descriptors: Infant Behavior, Behavior Problems, Parents, Mothers
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Gaumon, Sebastien; Paquette, Daniel – Early Child Development and Care, 2013
The activation relationship is a new theorisation of father-child attachment that places the emphasis on exploration and openness to the world. This study, which was the first to employ the Preschool Risky Situation and which used a convenience sample of 51 father-child dyads, confirmed the hypothesis of an association between the activation…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Fathers, Behavior Problems, Risk
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Haapsamo, Helena; Pollock-Wurman, Rachel A.; Kuusikko-Gauffin, Sanna; Ebeling, Hanna; Larinen, Katja; Soini, Hannu; Moilanen, Irma – Early Child Development and Care, 2013
The relationship between maternal parenting stress and infant/toddler behavioural development was examined in a longitudinal pilot study. Fifty mothers reported parenting stress via the Parenting Stress Index-Short Form when their infants were eight months old. Parents subsequently rated their children's emotional and behavioural problems with the…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Child Rearing, Mothers, Young Children
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Haapsamo, Helena; Kuusikko-Gauffin, Sanna; Carter, Alice S.; Pollock-Wurman, Rachel; Ebeling, Hanna; Joskitt, Leena; Larinen, Katja; Soini, Hannu; Pihlaja, Paivi; Moilanen, Irma – Early Child Development and Care, 2012
Developmental needs should be assessed in early infancy and followed longitudinally to improve identification, prevention and intervention efforts.The objective was to examine the relationship between competencies and areas of need in toddlers' development, and to describe the properties and utility of the Brief Infant Toddler Social-Emotional…
Descriptors: Child Behavior, Emotional Intelligence, Interpersonal Competence, Foreign Countries
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