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Papp, Lauren M.; Hartley, Sigan L. – Developmental Psychology, 2019
Parents of 5- to 12-year-old children (half had been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder [ASD] and half were typically developing) provided reports of the most significant marital conflict of the day and ratings of child behaviors problems on a daily basis for 14 days. Mothers and fathers in the ASD group reported having more conflicts in…
Descriptors: Marital Satisfaction, Conflict, Parents, Children
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Bélanger, Marie-Ève; Desrosiers, Kim; Bernier, Annie – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2018
This study examined the reciprocal associations between sleep (duration and quality) and aggressive behavior in toddlers. The sample consisted of 82 children (43 boys and 39 girls) and their parents who completed two assessments, when children were 2 and 3 years old. At both time points, children wore an actigraph for 3 consecutive days to assess…
Descriptors: Sleep, Aggression, Child Behavior, Toddlers
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Dieleman, Lisa M.; De Pauw, Sarah S. W.; Soenens, Bart; Van Hove, Geert; Prinzie, Peter – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
This study aimed to describe problem behaviors and psychosocial strengths, examine the problem-strength interrelations, and evaluate profiles of problems and strengths in youth with Down syndrome (DS). The community-based sample consisted of 67 parents of children with DS aged between 4 and 19 years. Parents reported about the developmental age…
Descriptors: Down Syndrome, Behavior Problems, Child Behavior, Children
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Kerns, Connor M.; Collier, Amanda; Lewin, Adam B.; Storch, Eric A. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
Symptoms of autism spectrum disorder may influence alliance in psychotherapy. This study examined therapeutic alliance and its relationship with child characteristics and anxiety treatment outcomes in youth with autism spectrum disorder. Youth (N = 64) with autism spectrum disorder and co-occurring anxiety (7-16 years, IQ > 70) received 16…
Descriptors: Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Youth, Anxiety
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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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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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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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Leung, Cynthia; Tsang, Sandra; Ng, Gene S. H.; Choi, S. Y. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2017
Purpose: This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) in Chinese children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or ADHD features. Methods: This study adopted a randomized controlled trial design without blinding. Participants were randomized into either the intervention group (n = 32) and…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Randomized Controlled Trials, Therapy, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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Rossi, N. F.; Giacheti, C. M. – Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 2017
Background: Williams syndrome (WS) phenotype is described as unique and intriguing. The aim of this study was to investigate the associations between speech-language abilities, general cognitive functioning and behavioural problems in individuals with WS, considering age effects and speech-language characteristics of WS sub-groups. Methods: The…
Descriptors: Genetic Disorders, Developmental Disabilities, Correlation, Speech Skills
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Pisula, Ewa; Pudlo, Monika; Slowinska, Monika; Kawa, Rafal; Strzaska, Magdalena; Banasiak, Anna; Wolanczyk, Tomasz – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
The purpose of this study was to investigate sex differences in behavioral and emotional problems in high-functioning girls and boys with autism spectrum disorder. The results obtained by adolescents with autism spectrum disorder were compared with those of typically developing girls and boys. Correlations between parents' and adolescents' ratings…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Adolescents, Behavior Problems
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Davis, Allyson L.; Neece, Cameron L. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2017
Introduction: Studies have shown that parents of children with pervasive developmental disorders (PDD) exhibit higher levels of stress than parents of typically developing children or children with other types of developmental delays (DD). This relationship appears to be mediated by elevated levels of behavior problems observed in children with…
Descriptors: Child Behavior, Stress Variables, Metacognition, Behavior Problems
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Farr, Rachel H. – Developmental Psychology, 2017
Controversy continues to surround parenting by lesbian and gay (LG) adults and outcomes for their children. As sexual minority parents increasingly adopt children, longitudinal research about child development, parenting, and family relationships is crucial for informing such debates. In the psychological literature, family systems theory contends…
Descriptors: Sexual Orientation, Parents, Longitudinal Studies, Adoption
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Jansen, Mélou; Bodden, Denise H. M.; Muris, Peter; van Doorn, Marleen; Granic, Isabela – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2017
Background: Previous research suggests that it is important to use parental reports when assessing children's anxiety, but it remains unclear to what extent there are differences between mothers' and fathers' scores and whether these potential differences have any repercussions for the psychometric properties of the scale being used. Objective:…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Parents, Children, Measurement Techniques
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Cluver, Lucie D.; Lachman, Jamie M.; Ward, Catherine L.; Gardner, Frances; Peterson, Tshiamo; Hutchings, Judy M.; Mikton, Christopher; Meinck, Franziska; Tsoanyane, Sibongile; Doubt, Jenny; Boyes, Mark; Redfern, Alice A. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2017
Purpose: Violence against children increases in adolescence, but there is a research and practice gap in research-supported child abuse prevention for the adolescent years. A pilot program for low-resource settings was developed in collaboration with nongovernmental organizations, government, and academics in South Africa, using research-supported…
Descriptors: Family Programs, Parent Education, Adolescents, Foreign Countries
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