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Presland, A. D.; Clare, I. C. H.; Broughton, S.; Luke, L.; Wheeler, E.; Fairchild, G.; Watson, P. C.; Chan, W. Y. S.; Kearns, A.; Ring, H. A. – Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 2013
Background: Cortisol is a marker of physiological arousal, exhibiting a characteristic pattern of diurnal activity. The daily cortisol profile has been examined extensively and is atypical in a number of clinical disorders. However, there are very few studies focussing on the cortisol profile in adults with intellectual disabilities (ID). This…
Descriptors: Brain, Metabolism, Adults, Moderate Mental Retardation
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Feindler, Eva L.; Engel, Emily C. – Psychology in the Schools, 2011
The development, implementation, and evaluation of anger management programs have proliferated over the past decade. The programs aim to moderate the intensity, frequency, and severity of anger expression, and facilitate alternative nonaggressive responses to conflict and frustration. Cognitive-behavioral theory highlights cognitive processes such…
Descriptors: Intervention, Aggression, Program Effectiveness, Conflict Resolution
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Gardner, Frank L.; Moore, Zella E. – Behavior Modification, 2008
Although anger is a primary emotion and holds clear functional necessities, the presence of anger and its behavioral manifestations of aggression/violence can have serious emotional, health, and social consequences. Despite such consequences, the construct of clinical anger has to date suffered from few theoretical and treatment advancements and…
Descriptors: Violence, Psychological Patterns, Aggression, Emotional Response
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Pollio, Elisabeth S.; Glover-Orr, L. Ellen; Wherry, Jeffrey N. – Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 2008
This pilot study assessed the performance of the Trauma Symptom Checklist for Young Children (TSCYC) in correctly classifying the presence or absence of PTSD, as determined by the Diagnostic Interview for children and Adolescents-Parent (DICA-P). Participants included 34 children, ages 4 to 12, referred for outpatient treatment. The 11…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Child Abuse, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Young Children
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MacMahon, Kenneth M. A.; Jahoda, Andrew; Espie, Colin A.; Broomfield, Niall M. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2006
Background: Recent studies have suggested that cognitive biases may play an important mediating role in aggressive outbursts from people with mild intellectual disabilities (IDs). Essentially, some individuals may frequently perceive other people as acting towards them in a hostile fashion. This biased perception may develop through repeated…
Descriptors: Arousal Patterns, Mental Retardation, Problem Solving, Adolescents
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Eaves, Ronald C.; Darch, Craig; Williams, Thomas O., Jr. – Journal of Genetic Psychology, 2004
The authors investigated the effects of attention to novelty, fear-anxiety, and age on 3 measures of conduct problems. They found several main and interaction effects. The results indicated the presence of the hypothesized 3-way interaction for 2 dependent measures (i.e., conduct problem, socialized aggression); the 3rd dependent measure (i.e.,…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Interaction, Fear, Anxiety
Lewis, Elissa M. – 1981
A descriptive, cycle model of wife battering is comprised of three phases, i.e., tension-building, the explosion of an acute battering, and respite or reconciliation, with distinctions between minor batterings and the acute batterings that are uncontrollable and result in major destruction. To test the hypothesis that every battering episode…
Descriptors: Aggression, Anxiety, Arousal Patterns, Battered Women
Wright, John C.; Huston-Stein, Aletha – 1979
Two studies are described which were conducted at the University of Kansas Center for Research on the Influence of Television on Children to evaluate the effects of form and content independently on the social behavior of young children. In both studies, preschool children were observed during an unstructured play session in a laboratory room…
Descriptors: Aggression, Arousal Patterns, Attention Span, Cognitive Processes
Malamuth, Neil M.; And Others – 1974
Ninety-six male undergraduate students participated in an experiment assessing behavioral aggression and addressing itself to the issue of specific versus general mediation of a hypothesized relationship between sexual arousal and aggression. Differing sources of arousal were experimentally crossed with the alteration of the aggressive cue…
Descriptors: Aggression, Arousal Patterns, Behavior Patterns, College Students
Baron, Robert A.; Bell, Paul A. – 1976
Eighty-six undergraduate males participated in an experiment designed to investigate the impact of various types of erotic stimuli upon aggression. On the basis of previous research, it was hypothesized that exposure to mild erotic stimuli would tend to inhibit subsequent aggression, while exposure to more arousing stimuli of this type would…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Aggression, Arousal Patterns, Behavior Theories
Ryan, E. Dean – Research Quarterly of the AAHPER, 1970
Descriptors: Aggression, Arousal Patterns, Catharsis, College Students
Geen, Russell G.; Pigg, Roger – J Personality Soc Psychol, 1970
Descriptors: Aggression, Arousal Patterns, Associative Learning, Behavioral Science Research
Geen, Russell G.; O'Neal, Edgar C. – J Personality Soc Psychol, 1969
Deals with the interaction of general arousal and aggressive stimuli on subsequent aggressive behavior. Results showed that subjects who underwent both treatment conditions exhibited the most aggression. Bibliography and tables. (JB)
Descriptors: Aggression, Arousal Patterns, Auditory Stimuli, Behavioral Science Research
Greenberg, Bradley S.; Gordon, Thomas F. – 1971
Perceptions of media violence and comparisons of those perceptions for different viewer subgroups were examined in a study of fifth-grade boys' perceptions of selected television scenes which differed in kind and degree of violence. Two parallel videotapes were edited to contain scenes of different kinds of physical violence, a practice scene, and…
Descriptors: Aggression, Arousal Patterns, Broadcast Television, Childhood Attitudes
Comstock, George A., Ed.; And Others – 1972
The studies in this fifth volume of technical reports to the Scientific Advisory Committee on Television and Social Behavior explore the role of mediated aggression and violence on relevant human behaviors in some new and interesting ways. The volume begins with an overview of the studies, presenting a statement of the principal questions asked,…
Descriptors: Aggression, Arousal Patterns, Black Attitudes, Commercial Television
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