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Golya, Nandita; McIntyre, Laura Lee – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2018
Background: Understanding adaptive behaviour variability in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may have important implications for early intervention. The purpose of this study was to explore whether autism symptom severity and caregiver depression affected adaptive behaviour in young children with ASD. Method: Data were collected from…
Descriptors: Child Behavior, Behavior Problems, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Nelson, Sarah C.; Syed, Moin; Tran, Alisia G. T. T.; Hu, Alison W.; Lee, Richard M. – Developmental Psychology, 2018
Ethnic-racial identity (ERI) development is a central developmental process for youth of color. Although a great deal of research establishes the importance of cultural socialization by parents to the development of ERI, limited empirical work has examined peers' role in these processes. This study uses 4 cross-sectional data sets (N = 127, 312,…
Descriptors: Racial Identification, Socialization, Parent Influence, Peer Influence
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Wu, Qiaobing – Youth & Society, 2017
Drawing upon a sample of 772 migrant children and their parents in Shanghai, China, this study used an ecological framework to investigate how social capital embedded in a range of social contexts (i.e., family, school, peer, and community) influenced the psychosocial adjustment of Chinese migrant children. Using structural equation modeling with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Capital, Migrant Children, Adjustment (to Environment)
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Swartz, Rebecca Anne; Speirs, Katherine Elizabeth; Encinger, Amy Johnson; McElwain, Nancy L. – Early Education and Development, 2016
Research Findings: Strong relationships among children, families, and early care and education (ECE) providers are key to quality infant-toddler care. These relationships are shaped during the initial transition period to group care. We used a mixed methods approach to (a) assess maternal perspectives on the transition to group care, (b) explore…
Descriptors: Mother Attitudes, Mixed Methods Research, Statistical Analysis, Preschool Children
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Gonzales-Backen, Melinda A.; Bámaca-Colbert, Mayra Y.; Allen, Kimberly – Developmental Psychology, 2016
We examined trajectories of ethnic identity exploration, resolution, and affirmation and their associations with depressive symptoms and self-esteem 3.5 years later among early and middle adolescent Mexican-origin girls (N = 338). Findings indicated that exploration, resolution, and affirmation increased over time for both cohorts. Among early…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Mexican Americans, Females, Adolescents
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Umaña-Taylor, Adriana J.; Tynes, Brendesha M.; Toomey, Russell B.; Williams, David R.; Mitchell, Kimberly J. – Developmental Psychology, 2015
Guided by a risk and resilience framework, the current study examined the associations between Latino adolescents' ("n" = 219; "M" [subscript age] = 14.35; "SD" = 1.75) perceptions of ethnic discrimination in multiple settings (e.g., online, school) and several domains of adjustment (e.g., mental health, academic),…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Adolescents, Risk, Resilience (Psychology)
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Tavernier, Royette; Willoughby, Teena – Developmental Psychology, 2014
Despite extensive research on sleep and psychosocial functioning, an important gap within the literature is the lack of inquiry into the direction of effects between these 2 constructs. The purpose of the present 3-year longitudinal study was to examine bidirectional associations between sleep (quality and duration) and 3 indices of psychosocial…
Descriptors: Sleep, Gender Differences, College Students, Student Surveys
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Rose, Amanda J.; Schwartz-Mette, Rebecca A.; Glick, Gary C.; Smith, Rhiannon L.; Luebbe, Aaron M. – Developmental Psychology, 2014
Co-rumination is a dyadic process between relationship partners that refers to excessively discussing problems, rehashing problems, speculating about problems, mutual encouragement of problem talk, and dwelling on negative affect. Although studies have addressed youths' "tendency" to co-ruminate, little is known about the nature of…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Adolescents, Friendship, Discussion
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Schure, Marc B.; Odden, Michelle; Goins, R. Turner – American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research: The Journal of the National Center, 2013
We examined the association of resilience with measures of mental and physical health in a sample of older American Indians (AIs). A validated scale measuring resilience was administered to 185 noninstitutionalized AIs aged greater than or equal to 55 years. Unadjusted analyses revealed that higher levels of resilience were associated with lower…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), American Indians, Older Adults, Depression (Psychology)
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Woodman, A. C.; Hauser-Cram, P. – Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 2013
Background: Parents of children with developmental disabilities (DD) face greater caregiving demands than parents of children without DD. There is considerable variability in parents' adjustment to raising a child with DD, however. In line with a strengths-based approach, this study explores coping strategies as potential mechanisms of resilience…
Descriptors: Developmental Disabilities, Adjustment (to Environment), Resilience (Psychology), Mothers
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Neese, Angela L.; Pittman, Laura D.; Hunemorder, Rebecca – Journal of Research on Adolescence, 2013
This study explored the possible links between perceived stress, coping strategies, depression, and somatic complaints, which have often been supported in other populations, in a school-based sample of Zambian adolescents ages 11-19 years ("N" = 230; 60% males). Zambian adolescents reported elevated levels of depressive symptoms and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Depression (Psychology), Adolescents
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Carpenter, Johanna L.; Mendez, Julia – Early Education and Development, 2013
Research Findings: This study used a within-group research design and person-centered analytic methods to identify multidimensional profiles of parenting styles, parenting practices, and related emotional factors in a sample of 274 African American mothers recruited from Head Start programs in the northeastern and southeastern United States.…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, African Americans, Mothers, Early Intervention
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Kiang, Lisa; Witkow, Melissa R.; Champagne, Mariette C. – Developmental Psychology, 2013
Identity development is a highly salient task for adolescents, especially those from immigrant backgrounds, yet longitudinal research that tracks simultaneous change in ethnic identity and American identity over time has been limited. With a focus on 177 Asian American adolescents recruited from an emerging immigrant community, in the current…
Descriptors: Identification (Psychology), Racial Identification, Ethnicity, Asian Americans
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Senra, Hugo – International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 2013
The current pilot study aims to explore whether different adults' experiences of lower-limb amputation could be associated with different levels of depression. To achieve these study objectives, a convergent parallel mixed methods design was used in a convenience sample of 42 adult amputees (mean age of 61 years; SD = 13.5). All of them had…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Adults, Physical Disabilities, Experience
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Karre, Jennifer K.; Mounts, Nina S. – Journal of Family Issues, 2012
This study investigates the relation between nonresident fathers' parenting style, mothers' parenting style and behaviors, and depression and antisocial behavior in a sample of late-adolescent boys (n = 177). Hierarchical regression analyses were performed. Maternal psychological well-being was associated with fewer adolescent depression symptoms.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Antisocial Behavior, Depression (Psychology), Child Rearing
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