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Humphries, Thomas; And Others – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1978
A total of 26 hyperactive children and their mothers collaborated on a contour tracking task with acute administration of stimulant and with placebo in a double-blind design. Results showed significantly better performance and more positive mother child-interaction when the child was in the medicated state. (Author/JMB)
Descriptors: Cooperation, Elementary School Students, Hyperactivity, Mothers
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Firestone, Philip; And Others – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1978
Descriptors: Children, Comparative Analysis, Congenital Impairments, Handicapped Children
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Stewart, Mark A.; And Others – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1981
The present study was designed to define the relationship between the supposed syndrome of hyperactivity and that of aggressive conduct disorder. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Aggression, Antisocial Behavior, Attention Span
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Stewart, Mark A.; And Others – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1980
Descriptors: Adolescents, Antisocial Behavior, Behavior Problems, Children
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Taylor, Eric – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1979
A review of research on the relationship between behavior disorders and allergy and food additives. (CM)
Descriptors: Allergy, Asthma, Behavior Problems, Behavioral Science Research
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Campbell, Susan B.; Paulauskas, Stana – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1979
Examines studies pertaining to the peer relations of hyperactive children. (CM)
Descriptors: Children, Hyperactivity, Literature Reviews, Parent Attitudes
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Gittelman, Rachel; And Others – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1983
Examines whether methylphenidate in combination with reading remediation facilitates the acquisition of reading skills in children with reading disorders. Only occasional and weak methylphenidate effects were obtained on measures of reading performance. (MP)
Descriptors: Children, Drug Therapy, Hyperactivity, Intervention
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Gillberg, Christopher; And Others – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1983
Reports results from a controlled longitudinal study of 141 Swedish children with syndromes of perceptual, motor, and attentional deficits, giving special reference to generalized hyperkinesis. (MP)
Descriptors: Attention, Children, Disabilities, Etiology
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Werry, John S.; And Others – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1980
A double blind, placebo controlled, crossover study using methylphenidate as a standard and two doses of imipramine was carried out in 30 hyperactive children (mean age 8.5 years). Particular emphasis was placed upon imipramine's action on cognitive function, physiological function, and self-esteem, and upon dosage effects. (MP)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Children, Cognitive Ability, Comparative Analysis
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Prior, Margot; And Others – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1985
Comparison of hyperactive and normal children indicated that hyperactive children did not show deficits in the ability to sustain attention, although signal detection analysis showed some lowered capacity in both focused and selective attention to targets. Subsamples of learning-disabled and neurologically impaired hyperactive children showed…
Descriptors: Attention, Auditory Stimuli, Children, Comparative Analysis
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Befera, Marilyn Schulte; Barkley, Russell A. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1985
Hyperactive children were less compliant and more negative than were nonhyperactive controls, and their mothers responded more negatively to their compliance than mothers of nonhyperactive children. Mothers of hyperactive children reported more psychological difficulties in relatives and rated their children as more deviant than nonhyperactive…
Descriptors: Children, Comparative Analysis, Family Characteristics, Hyperactivity
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Dienske, H.; And Others – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1985
Study aimed to find empirically justified criteria for attention and activity in child psychiatric patients. Children with various disorders and control subjects were studied during psychiatric examinations. (NH)
Descriptors: Attention, Attention Deficit Disorders, Children, Comparative Analysis
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Barkley, Russell A.; And Others – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1985
Mother/child interactions of 60 hyperactive children 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 years of age were studied during free play and task periods. Significant age effects and several drug effects were found in the task period. Drug effects were essentially the same across all five age levels. (Author/RH)
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Children, Drug Therapy, Hyperactivity
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Campbell, Susan B.; And Others – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1971
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Cognitive Development, Comparative Analysis, Drug Therapy
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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
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