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Lewis, Gary J.; Asbury, Kathryn; Plomin, Robert – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2017
Background: Childhood behavior problems predict subsequent educational achievement; however, little research has examined the etiology of these links using a longitudinal twin design. Moreover, it is unknown whether genetic and environmental innovations provide incremental prediction for educational achievement from childhood to adolescence.…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Academic Achievement, Prediction, Peer Relationship
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Williams, Randall – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2013
Residential adventure education is a surprisingly powerful developmental experience. This paper reports on a mixed-methods study focused on English primary school pupils aged 9-11, which used complexity theory to throw light on the synergistic inter-relationships between the different aspects of that experience. Broadly expressed, the research…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Hyperactivity, Teacher Attitudes, Residential Programs
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Felce, D.; Kerr, M. – Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 2013
Background: Identification of possible personal indicators of risk for challenging behaviour has generally been through association in cross-sectional prevalence studies, but few analyses have controlled for intercorrelation between potential risk factors. The aim was to investigate the extent to which gender, age, presence of the triad of…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, At Risk Persons, Behavior Problems
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Flouri, Eirini; Panourgia, Constantina – Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 2011
The aim of this study was to test whether negative cognitive errors (overgeneralizing, catastrophizing, selective abstraction, and personalizing) mediate the moderator effect of non-verbal cognitive ability on the association between adverse life events (life stress) and emotional and behavioral problems in adolescence. The sample consisted of 430…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Disadvantaged, Hyperactivity, Psychiatry
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Scope, Alison; Empson, Janet; McHale, Sue – British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2010
Cognitive performance was compared between two groups of typically developing children, who had been observed and rated as differing significantly in their attentional skills at school. The participants were 24 8- and 9-year-old children scoring poorly relative to peers, on a classroom observation scale and teacher rating scale for attention,…
Descriptors: Group Membership, Teacher Evaluation, Observation, Hyperactivity
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Fontaine, Nathalie; Barker, Edward D.; Salekin, Randall T.; Viding, Essi – Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 2008
Individuals with psychopathic traits are hypothesized to be free of intellectual deficits and possibly even to exhibit good cognitive abilities. Previous studies, based on clinical and incarcerated youth, have shown inconsistent findings. We investigated the relationships between different dimensions of psychopathy (callous/unemotional traits,…
Descriptors: Conceptual Tempo, Hyperactivity, Psychopathology, Nonverbal Ability
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Young, Susan; Gudjonsson, Gisli H. – Journal of Attention Disorders, 2008
Objective: The objective is to ascertain whether people in partial remission (IPR) or in full remission (IR) of their ADHD symptoms continue to have neuropsychological deficits and clinical and psychosocial problems. Method: IPR and IR groups are compared with fully symptomatic ADHD patients and normal controls. Results: The results show a decline…
Descriptors: Psychiatric Services, Attention Deficit Disorders, Patients, Hyperactivity
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Tymms, Peter; Merrell, Christine – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2006
Severely inattentive, hyperactive and impulsive children fall behind their peers and can be difficult for teachers. What impact do screening and/or advice have? Interventions were randomly assigned to 2040 schools and 24 local education authorities in England. School-level interventions involved naming pupils with ADHD-like behaviour, or providing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intervention, Attention Deficit Disorders, Children
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Farmer, Marion; Oliver, Alice – International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 2005
Background: In professional practice, psychologists and other professionals such as therapists and teachers receive referrals of many children who present with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties that are difficult to understand and assess. The problems of some of these children may stem from pragmatic difficulties in communication.…
Descriptors: Pragmatics, Check Lists, Asperger Syndrome, Autism
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Farrington, David P. – Journal of Adolescence, 1990
Summarizes key predictors of offending discovered in longitudinal study of 411 males. Most important childhood predictors of offending were socioeconomic deprivation, poor parenting, family deviance, school problems, hyperactivity-impulsivity-attention deficit, and antisocial child behavior. Proposes theory to explain results, including…
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Attention Deficit Disorders, Child Rearing, Crime Prevention
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Sergeant, J. A.; Scholten, C. A. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1983
In a memory search task with context recognition, three groups of children were examined: hyperactives, somewhat hyperactives, and controls. Both groups of hyperactive-rated children were slower in their cognitive processing than controls. (MP)
Descriptors: Children, Cognitive Processes, Comparative Analysis, Foreign Countries
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Schachar, Russell; And Others – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1981
Types of hyperactivity were studied using data from the general population epidemiological study of 10- and 11-year-old children on the Isle of Wight followed up when 14-15 years old. The findings indicated different outcomes for various types of hyperactivity and the importance of identifying the type of hyperactivity. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Behavior Problems, Children, Clinical Diagnosis