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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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Rescorla, Leslie A.; Ghassabian, Akhgar; Ivanova, Masha Y.; Jaddoe, Vincent W. V.; Verhulst, Frank C.; Tiemeier, Henning – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Although the Child Behavior Checklist 1½-5's 12-item "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders"-Autism Spectrum Problems Scale (formerly called Pervasive Developmental Problems scale) has been used in several studies as an autism spectrum disorder screener, the base rate and stability of its items and its measurement model…
Descriptors: Child Behavior, Check Lists, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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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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Erford, Bradley T.; Bardhoshi, Gerta; Haecker, Paige; Shingari, Binish; Schleichter, Jennifer; Atalay, Zümra – Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 2019
Using effect sizes from Erford, Paul, Oncken, Kress, & Erford (2014) meta-analysis for treatments of oppositional defiant disorder and Erford, Bardhoshi, Ross, Gunther, & Duncan (2017) meta-analysis of conduct problems in school-aged youth, the 6 most commonly used disruptive behavior instruments were analyzed for practical and technical…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Check Lists, Child Behavior, Measures (Individuals)
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Zhou, Nan; Buehler, Cheryl – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2019
Although the assertion that marital hostility relates to higher levels of youth adjustment difficulties has been well established, few studies have examined cooperative marital conflict in relation to youth behavior problems. This study examined the main and moderating effects of cooperative marital conflict on youth behavior problems in a sample…
Descriptors: Marital Instability, Conflict, Behavior Problems, Correlation
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Mazurek, Micah O.; Lu, Frances; Macklin, Eric A.; Handen, Benjamin L. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
The newest edition of the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders" (5th ed., DSM-5) introduced substantial changes to the diagnostic criteria for autism spectrum disorder, including new severity level ratings for social communication and restricted and repetitive behavior domains. The purpose of this study was to evaluate…
Descriptors: Severity (of Disability), Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Clinical Diagnosis
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Carneiro, Alexandra; Dias, Pedro; Pinto, Raquel; Baião, Rita; Mesquita, Ana; Soares, Isabel – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
The present study aimed to identify predictors of agreement and disagreement concerning emotional and behavioral problems reported by the mothers and teachers of preschool-aged children. Participants included 172 (89 boys) children, their mothers, and their preschool teachers. Mothers were asked to complete the Child Behavior Checklist for Ages…
Descriptors: Emotional Problems, Behavior Problems, Mothers, Preschool Teachers
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Wong, Simpson W. L.; Cheng, Rebecca Wing-yi; Chow, Bonnie Wing-Yin; Chung, Sandrine Man-Chi – AERA Open, 2019
Learning to read two scripts at a young age is a demanding task. This study aims to develop games for building fundamental code-related emergent literacy skills among biscriptal preschoolers. We developed five games and tested them on a sample of 102 Chinese kindergarteners. The participants were aged 4 to 5 years and were learning English as a…
Descriptors: Chinese, English (Second Language), Emergent Literacy, Preschool Children
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Dovgan, Kristen N.; Mazurek, Micah O. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Social interaction difficulties in children with autism spectrum disorder can be challenging, especially during adolescence. In addition, high rates of comorbid internalizing disorders in autism spectrum disorder can lead to social isolation. With limited social activity participation, social deficits and internalizing problems in autism spectrum…
Descriptors: Children, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Friendship
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Cipra, Alli; Hall, LaTreese – RMLE Online: Research in Middle Level Education, 2019
While bullying is a serious concern for students and educators alike, empirically tested interventions are needed. This study examined the impact of a bullying intervention curriculum at a public middle school in the Midwest. This intervention, CORE"Matters", was designed to reduce bullying behaviors, foster a greater sense of community…
Descriptors: Bullying, Intervention, Public Schools, Middle Schools
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Shapiro, Anna; Weiland, Christina – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2019
There are unique challenges to estimating causal effects of preschool for students with special needs that have not received attention in the literature. We revisit the Head Start Impact Study (HSIS) to illustrate that when and how special needs is defined has implications for the internal validity of and interpretation of special needs subgroup…
Descriptors: Definitions, Special Education, Preschools, Preschool Children
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Jasiulione, Jurgita Smilte; Jusiene, Roma – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: Little empirical research examines relationships among delivery mode, other childbirth-related factors, maternal characteristics, and child psychosocial development. Objective: The aim of this study is to explore the developmental trajectories of toddlers' emotional and behavioral problems and the predictive role of psycho-social,…
Descriptors: Emotional Problems, Behavior Problems, Toddlers, Child Development
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Swan, Karrie L.; Kaff, Marilyn; Haas, Sara – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2019
The current study explored the effects of child-centered group play therapy (CCGPT) on anxiety symptoms and problematic classroom behaviors of preschool children. Using a single case design, 4 preschool children with clinical levels of anxiety problems as rated by parents or teachers on the Child Behavior Checklist/Caregiver-Teacher Report Form,…
Descriptors: Child Behavior, Group Therapy, Play, Anxiety
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Mansurnejad, Zahra; Malekpour, Mokhtar; Ghamarani, Amir; Yarmmohamadiyan, Ahmad – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2019
The purpose of the present study was to examine the effects of teaching self-determination skills on the externalizing behaviors of students with emotional and behavioral disorders. The Research method was quasi experimental with pre and post-test and control group. To achieve our goals, thirty students who received high scores in the Child…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Behavior Problems, Emotional Disturbances, Skill Development
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D'Apice, Katrina; Latham, Rachel M.; von Stumm, Sophie – Developmental Psychology, 2019
Although early life experiences of language and parenting are critical for children's development, large home observation studies of both domains are scarce in the psychological literature, presumably because of their considerable costs to the participants and researchers. Here, we used digital audio-recorders to unobtrusively observe 107…
Descriptors: Naturalistic Observation, Child Language, Child Behavior, Child Rearing
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