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Kim, Joungmin; Kim, Kyeong-hwa – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2016
In South Korea, there is no consensus on the definition of emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD). This column focuses on how the definition has affected the prevalence rates and services available for students with EBDs. Of the legal, clinical, and educational definitions, the legal definition of EBDs is currently in common use, which raises…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders, Definitions
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Angelico, Antonio Paulo; Crippa, Jose Alexandre S.; Loureiro, Sonia Regina – International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy, 2013
The objective of this article is to present a critical analysis of the research outlines used in empirical studies published between the years 2000 and March of 2007 about social anxiety disorder and its associations with social skills. Seventeen papers were identified and grouped into two classes for analysis, namely: Characterization of Social…
Descriptors: Anxiety Disorders, Interpersonal Competence, Intervention, Criticism
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Pingault, Jean-Baptiste; Pouga, Lydia; Grezes, Julie; Berthoz, Sylvie – Psychological Assessment, 2012
The study of endophenotypes, notably with configured self-reports, represents a promising research pathway to overcome the limits of a syndromal approach of psychiatric diseases. The Affective Neuroscience Personality Scales (ANPS) is a self-report questionnaire, based on neuroethological considerations, that could help to assess emotional…
Descriptors: Personality Measures, Questionnaires, Psychological Patterns, Psychometrics
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Fergus, Thomas A.; Valentiner, David P.; Gillen, Michael J.; Hiraoka, Regina; Twohig, Michael P.; Abramowitz, Jonathan S.; McGrath, Patrick B. – Psychological Assessment, 2012
The current study examined whether the Avoidance and Fusion Questionnaire for Youth (AFQ-Y; L. A. Greco, W. Lambert, & R. A. Baer, 2008), a self-report measure of psychological inflexibility for children and adolescents, might be useful for measuring psychological inflexibility for adults. The psychometric properties of the AFQ-Y were examined…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Psychological Testing, Psychometrics, Adults
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Ost, Lars-Goran; Karlstedt, Anna; Widen, Sara – Behavior Therapy, 2012
Relatively little is known about the efficacy of clinically inexperienced student therapists carrying out cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) under supervision during a professional, psychologist training program. The current study evaluated this by collecting pre- and post-treatment data on 591 consecutive patients receiving treatment at the…
Descriptors: Anxiety Disorders, Psychologists, Supervision, Quality of Life
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Jurin, Tanja; Jokic-Begic, Natasa; Korajlija, Anita Lauri – Assessment, 2012
Anxiety sensitivity (AS) refers to a person's tendency to fear anxiety-related symptoms due to the belief that these symptoms may have harmful consequences. The most widely used operationalization of AS in adults is the Anxiety Sensitivity Index (ASI). The factor structure, gender stability, and psychometric properties of the ASI in a sample of…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Measures (Individuals), Reliability, Validity
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van de Schoot, Rens; Hoijtink, Herbert; Hallquist, Michael N.; Boelen, Paul A. – Structural Equation Modeling: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2012
Researchers in the behavioral and social sciences often have expectations that can be expressed in the form of inequality constraints among the parameters of a structural equation model resulting in an informative hypothesis. The questions they would like an answer to are "Is the hypothesis Correct" or "Is the hypothesis…
Descriptors: Bayesian Statistics, Structural Equation Models, Hypothesis Testing, Computer Software
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Kim, Tae Kyung; Choi, Soul; Shin, Yee Jin – Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 2011
Objectives: The objectives of this study are to assess children's competence to state their traumatic experience and to determine psychosocial factors influencing the competency of children's statements, such as emotional factors of children and parents and trauma-related variables, in Korean child sex abuse victims. Methods: We enrolled 214…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Trauma, Competence, Children
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Strohmeier, Dagmar; Karna, Antti; Salmivalli, Christina – Developmental Psychology, 2011
This study (a) compared native Finns and immigrant children with respect to different forms of peer victimization and (b) tested whether intrapersonal (e.g., depression) and interpersonal (e.g., peer rejection) risk factors help to explain the association between immigrant status and peer victimization. The sample was drawn from the first phase of…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Foreign Countries, Rejection (Psychology), Victims
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Hewitt, Paul L.; Blasberg, Jonathan S.; Flett, Gordon L.; Besser, Avi; Sherry, Simon B.; Caelian, Carmen; Papsdorf, Michael; Cassels, Tracy G.; Birch, Susan – Psychological Assessment, 2011
Research on adults indicates that perfectionistic self-presentation, the interpersonal expression of one's perfection, is associated with a variety of psychopathological outcomes independent of trait perfectionism and Big Five traits. The current article reports on the development and evidence for the validity of the subtest score interpretations…
Descriptors: Test Bias, Social Desirability, Test Validity, Adolescents
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Canel-Cinarbas, Deniz; Cui, Ying; Lauridsen, Erica – Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 2011
The purpose of this study was to test the Beck Depression Inventory-II (BDI-II) for factorial invariance across Turkish and U.S. college student samples. The results indicated that (a) a two-factor model has an adequate fit for both samples, thus providing evidence of configural invariance, and (b) there is a metric invariance but "no"…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Evidence, Factor Structure, Depression (Psychology)
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Bachner, Yaacov G.; O'Rourke, Norm; Carmel, Sara – Death Studies, 2011
Previous research suggests that caregivers and terminally ill patients face substantial difficulties discussing illness and death. Existing research, however, has focused primarily on the experience of patients. The current study compared responses as well as the relative strength of association between mortality communication, fear of death, and…
Descriptors: Cancer, Caregivers, Patients, Psychology
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Lipps, Garth; Lowe, Gillian A.; Halliday, Sharon; Morris-Patterson, Amrie; Clarke, Nelson; Wilson, Rosemarie N. – Journal of Black Psychology, 2010
There has been limited research on academic tracking and depressive symptoms among high school students in Jamaica. Students enrolled in Grade 10 of traditional and nontraditional high schools in Jamaica were surveyed (N = 278). Students completed the Beck Depression Inventory-II along with several other measures. Seven in every 10 students…
Descriptors: High Schools, Social Class, Foreign Countries, Depression (Psychology)
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Wu, Pei-Chen – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2010
This study examined measurement invariance (i.e., configural invariance, metric invariance, scalar invariance) of the Chinese version of Beck Depression Inventory II (BDI-II-C) across college males and females and compared gender differences on depression at the latent factor mean level. Two samples composed of 402 male college students and 595…
Descriptors: College Students, Females, Negative Attitudes, Construct Validity
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Seeds, Pamela M.; Harkness, Kate L.; Quilty, Lena C. – Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 2010
The support deterioration model of depression states that stress deteriorates the perceived availability and/or effectiveness of social support, which then leads to depression. The present study examined this model in adolescent depression following parent-perpetrated maltreatment and peer-perpetrated bullying, as assessed by a rigorous contextual…
Descriptors: Bullying, Adolescents, Social Networks, Depression (Psychology)
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