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Mandell, David S.; Davis, Jasmine K.; Bevans, Katherine; Guevara, James P. – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2008
The authors examined disparities in special education labeling among children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) by merging calendar year 2002 special education records and Medicaid mental health claims for 4,852 children who had been diagnosed with ADHD in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Thirty-eight percent were receiving…
Descriptors: African American Children, Health Needs, Ethnicity, Hyperactivity
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Wymbs, Brian T.; Pelham, William E., Jr.; Molina, Brooke S. G.; Gnagy, Elizabeth M. – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2008
Evidence is scarce regarding the prevalence of interparental discord in families of adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Using data collected from adolescents with childhood ADHD and comorbid oppositional defiant disorder (ODD; n = 46) or conduct disorder (CD; n = 23), with childhood ADHD only (n = 26), and without…
Descriptors: Family Income, Conflict, Hyperactivity, Attention Deficit Disorders
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Husain, Syed Arshad; Allwood, Maureen A.; Bell, Debora J. – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2008
The authors examined the mediating role of posttraumatic stress symptoms in the relationship between traumatic event exposure and attention problems in a sample of 791 Sarajevan children exposed to the Bosnian war. They hypothesized that because of similarities in the arousal symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and the…
Descriptors: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Hyperactivity, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Attention Deficit Disorders
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Leslie, Laurel K.; Lambros, Katina M.; Aarons, Gregory A.; Haine, Rachel A.; Hough, Richard L. – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2008
This study investigates rates and predictors of school-based services (SBSs) for 390 youth meeting criteria for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and served in the San Diego public sectors. Only 60% of youth had received an Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder diagnosis; these youth were younger, male, Caucasian (versus Latino), and…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Hyperactivity, Mental Health, Attention Deficit Disorders
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Achilles, Georgianna M.; McLaughlin, Margaret J.; Croninger, Robert G. – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2007
Suspension and expulsion are widely used to exclude students with and without disabilities who present problem behaviors in school, despite contentious legal debate and evidence associating these methods with high ecological stress and problematic developmental outcomes. Using selected participant data (N = 1,824) from the SEELS study, the study…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Hyperactivity, Behavior Disorders, Attention Deficit Disorders
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Simonsen, Brandi M.; Bullis, Michael D. – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2007
This study explored the ability of Systematically Progressive Assessment (SPA), a multiple gating approach for assessing students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), to discriminate between subtypes of ADHD. A total of 48 students with ADHD (ages 6-11) were evaluated with three "gates" of assessment. Logistic regression analysis…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Hyperactivity, Attention Deficit Disorders, Evaluation Methods
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Mattison, Richard E.; Carlson, Gabrielle A.; Cantwell, Dennis P.; Asarnow, Joan Rosenbaum – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2007
The fields of child psychology and psychiatry have not yet established the clinical presentation in school of children and adolescents who have been diagnosed as having a depressive disorder. To address this issue, the authors used teacher ratings on scale oriented to the third, revised edition of the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of…
Descriptors: Psychiatry, Child Psychology, Child Behavior, Check Lists
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Erickson, Marcia J.; Stage, Scott A.; Nelson, J. Ron – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2006
A descriptive study of 22 students (K-10th grade) with emotional and behavioral disabilities (EBD) who were referred for functional behavioral assessment (FBA) revealed less on-task and more avoidant and inappropriate behaviors in comparison to classroom peers without EBD. Students who had been diagnosed as having attention-deficit/hyperactivity…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Hyperactivity, Functional Behavioral Assessment, Behavior Disorders
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Bagwell, Catherine L.; Molina, Brooke S.G.; Kashdan, Todd B.; Pelham, William E.; Hoza, Betsy – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2006
In this study, the authors examined the association between childhood attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and anxiety and mood disorders in adolescence. They compared a group of 142 adolescents ages 13 to 18 years with a history of ADHD in childhood to group of 100 community-recruited adolescents without ADHD. The two groups did not…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Adolescents, Hyperactivity, Anxiety
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Graetz, Brian W.; Sawyer, Michael G.; Baghurst, Peter; Hirte, Craig – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2006
The authors compared service-use patterns and factors associated with service use for 279 boys and 119 girls who met the criteria for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), as defined in the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-Fourth Edition (DSM-IV)." The participants had been identified from a nationally…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Hyperactivity, Attention Deficit Disorders, Comparative Analysis
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Hommersen, Paul; Murray, Candice; Ohan, Jeneva L.; Johnston, Charlotte – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2006
In this article, the authors report the psychometric properties of a parent-completed rating scale based on the criteria for oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) in the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-Fourth Edition-Text Revision" ("DSM-IV-TR"). Mothers of 294 boys and 48 girls with…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Child Behavior, Check Lists, Behavior Problems
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Coles, Erika K.; Pelham, William E.; Gnagy, Elizabeth M.; Burrows-MacLean, Lisa; Fabiano, Gregory A; Chacko, Anil; Wymbs, Brian T.; Tresco, Katy E.; Walker, Kathryn S.; Robb, Jessica A. – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2005
Individual treatment response to behavior modification was examined in the context of a summer treatment program. Four children ages 11 to 12 and diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder were examined in a BABAB design in which a comprehensive behavioral program was utilized and withdrawn across an 8-week period. Dependent measures…
Descriptors: Hyperactivity, Behavior Modification, Attention Deficit Disorders
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Leslie, Laurel K.; Canino, Glorisa; Landsverk, John; Wood, Patricia A.; Chavez, Ligia; Hough, Richard L.; Bauermeister, Jose J.; Ramirez, Rafael – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2005
This article investigates geographic variation in stimulant medication use by youth with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) served by public mental health and/or drug and alcohol programs in San Diego (n = 790) during 1997-1998 and in Puerto Rico (n = 726) during 1998. Youth were stratified into four groups: (a) ADHD, (b) ADHD--not…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences, Stimulants, Hyperactivity
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Sciutto, Mark J.; Nolfi, Cara J.; Bluhm, Carla – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2004
In this study, the authors investigated the effects of child gender and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptom type on elementary school teachers' referral decisions. Participants (N =199) read a profile of a fictional child's academic record and rated the likelihood of referring the child for an evaluation. The profiles varied by…
Descriptors: Females, Elementary School Teachers, Academic Records, Males
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Baumann, B. L.; Pelham Jr., W. E.; Lang, A. R.; Jacob, R. G.; Blumenthal, J. D. – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2004
Some researchers who have studied children with behavior problems have suggested that depressed mothers distort reports of deviance in their children, perhaps contributing to misdiagnoses; however, investigations studying mothers with current or past depression have not clearly indicated such a bias. Because some of this equivocation may be due to…
Descriptors: Investigations, Behavior Problems, Mothers, Hyperactivity
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