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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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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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Howard, Amanda R. Hiles; Dandy, Kristina; Martino, Maria; Howard, John D.; Cross, David R. – Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 2019
The Attachment Behavior Checklist is a promising, but unvalidated, measure designed to assess attachment disturbances. Confirmatory and exploratory factor analyses were conducted. Results revealed a 5-factor solution best fit the data. Individual differences in the factors were examined. The Child Behavior Checklist was used to determine…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Check Lists, Psychometrics, Child Behavior
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Ucus, Sukran; Garcia, Aileen; Esteraich, Jan; Raikes, Helen – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Parental involvement (PI) in their children's schools has been shown to have a positive influence on the children's behaviours and academic achievement. The purpose of this study was to examine predictors of PI and relations of PI in schools to child externalizing and internalizing behaviours. Data were from the fifth-grade wave of the Early Head…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Federal Programs
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King, Julie; Shute, Rosalyn; McLachlan, Angus – Roeper Review, 2019
Within a theoretical framework of cognitive dissonance, this phenomenological study explored Australian intellectually gifted pre-adolescent/early adolescents' experiences of asynchrony. The study focuses on mothers and sons. Eleven boys aged 10 to 14¬†years, and nine of their mothers, participated in semi-structured interviews. Seven boys reported…
Descriptors: Males, Phenomenology, Gifted, Psychological Patterns
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Marceau, Kristine; Rolan, Emily; Leve, Leslie D.; Ganiban, Jody M.; Reiss, David; Shaw, Daniel S.; Natsuaki, Misaki N.; Egger, Helen L.; Neiderhiser, Jenae M. – Developmental Psychology, 2019
This study examines interactions of heritable influences, prenatal substance use, and postnatal parental warmth and hostility on the development of conduct problems in middle childhood for boys and girls. Participants are 561 linked families, collected in 2 cohorts, including birth parents, adoptive parents, and adopted children. Heritable…
Descriptors: Genetics, Substance Abuse, Prenatal Influences, Perinatal Influences