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Choo, Mei Sze; Xu, Yiyuan; Haron, P. Fatimah – Social Development, 2012
This study examined subtypes of nonsocial play and their relation to psychosocial adjustment in Malaysian preschool children (N = 141, 72 boys, M age = 4.65 years). Confirmatory factor analyses revealed that a three-factor model that distinguished social reticence, solitary-active play, and solitary-passive play fit the data reasonably well, and…
Descriptors: Play, Hyperactivity, Preschool Children, Gender Differences
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McGilloway, Sinead; Mhaille, Grainne Ni; Bywater, Tracey; Furlong, Mairead; Leckey, Yvonne; Kelly, Paul; Comiskey, Catherine; Donnelly, Michael – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2012
Objective: A community-based randomized controlled trial (RCT) was conducted in urban areas characterized by high levels of disadvantage to test the effectiveness of the Incredible Years BASIC parent training program (IYBP) for children with behavioral problems. Potential moderators of intervention effects on child behavioral outcomes were also…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Intervention, Disadvantaged, Child Rearing
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Ruchkin, Vladislav; Koposov, Roman; Vermeiren, Robert; Schwab-Stone, Mary – Journal of Adolescence, 2012
Objective: To confirm factor structure of the teacher Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) and to compare teacher and student reports in Russian youth. Method: The SDQ and psychopathology measures were completed by teachers in a representative sample of urban adolescents (N = 528). The factor structure was examined on two randomly…
Descriptors: Emotional Problems, Hyperactivity, Factor Structure, Psychopathology
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Bauermeister, Jose J.; Barkley, Russell A.; Bauermeister, Jose A.; Martinez, Jose V.; McBurnett, Keith – Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 2012
This study examined the latent structure and validity of inattention, hyperactivity-impulsivity, and sluggish cognitive tempo (SCT) symptomatology. We evaluated mother and teacher ratings of ADHD and SCT symptoms in 140 Puerto Rican children (55.7% males), ages 6 to 11 years, via factor and regression analyses. A three-factor model (inattention,…
Descriptors: Conceptual Tempo, Hyperactivity, Validity, Attention Deficit Disorders
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Hartas, Dimitra – Oxford Review of Education, 2012
Using a longitudinal, UK representative sample from the Millennium Cohort Study, the present study examined longitudinal variations in parent ratings of child social, emotional and behavioural difficulties and prosocial behaviour (preschool to end of Key Stage 1); the magnitude of parent-teacher agreement regarding behaviour ratings; and…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Hyperactivity, School Policy, Foreign Countries
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Ullebo, Anne Karin; Breivik, Kyrre; Gillberg, Christopher; Lundervold, Astri J.; Posserud, Maj-Britt – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2012
Objective: To examine whether a bifactor model with a general ADHD factor and domain specific factors of inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity was supported in a large general population sample of children. We also explored the utility of forming subscales based on the domain-specific factors. Methods: Child mental health questionnaires were…
Descriptors: Conceptual Tempo, Hyperactivity, Factor Structure, Factor Analysis
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Thijs, Jochem; Westhof, Saskia; Koomen, Helma – Journal of School Psychology, 2012
Among 36 ethnic-Dutch school teachers in the Netherlands, the present study examined the role of ethnic incongruence in perceived student-teacher relationship quality. Teachers rated their relationships with 59 Turkish-Dutch, 62 Moroccan-Dutch, and 109 ethnic-Dutch students attending grades 4 through 6 (M[subscript age] = 10.81 years, SD = 1.05).…
Descriptors: Hyperactivity, Cultural Pluralism, Foreign Countries, Grade 4
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Coles, Erika K.; Slavec, Janine; Bernstein, Melissa; Baroni, Elizabeth – Journal of Attention Disorders, 2012
Objective: The current study examined the impact of the gender of children with ADHD on teachers' perceptions toward inattentive, hyperactive, or oppositional behaviors, and how these perceptions relate to teachers' ratings of children's impairment and referral recommendations. Method: Teachers read eight vignettes depicting boys and girls with…
Descriptors: Children, Child Behavior, Females, Behavior Modification
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Mokrue, Kathariya; Chen, Yung Y.; Elias, Maurice – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2012
Previous studies have reported that children from single-parent households fare worse behaviorally than those from two-parent households. Studies examining single-parent households often fail to distinguish between single-mother and single-father households. Further, there are inconsistent findings regarding the effect of family structure on boys…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Mothers, Parenting Styles, Hyperactivity
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Schultz, Jon-Hakon; Sorensen, Peer Moller; Waaktaar, Trine – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2012
The objective of this study was to assess trauma-related symptoms and mental health among war-exposed Ugandan adolescents (n = 81) as a basis for planning their re-attendance at school. Self-reports of exposure to traumatic events, trauma-related symptoms, and indicators of mental health were collected. While about half of the youths (51.9%)…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Social Behavior, Mental Health, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
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Douniol, Marie; Jacquette, Aurelia; Cohen, David; Bodeau, Nicolas; Rachidi, Linda; Angeard, Nathalie; Cuisset, Jean-Marie; Vallee, Louis; Eymard, Bruno; Plaza, Monique; Heron, Delphine; Guile, Jean-Marc – Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 2012
Aim: To investigate the psychiatric and cognitive phenotype in young individuals with the childhood form of myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1). Method: Twenty-eight individuals (15 females, 13 males) with childhood DM1 (mean age 17y, SD 4.6, range 7-24y) were assessed using standardized instruments and cognitive testing of general intelligence,…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Testing, Children, Anxiety Disorders
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Rigoli, Daniela; Piek, Jan P.; Kane, Robert; Oosterlaan, Jaap – Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 2012
Aim: Research suggests important links between motor coordination and executive functions. The current study examined whether motor coordination predicts working memory, inhibition, and switching performance, extending previous research by accounting for attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptomatology and other confounding factors,…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Learning Disabilities, Adolescents, Inhibition
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Silberg, Judy L.; Maes, Hermine; Eaves, Lindon J. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2012
Background: A critical issue in devising effective interventions for the treatment of children's behavioral and emotional problems identifying genuine family environmental factors that place children at risk. In most twin and family studies, environmental factors are confounded with both direct genetic risk from parents and the indirect effect of…
Descriptors: Emotional Problems, Twins, Parent Influence, Hyperactivity
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Farmer, Cristan; Lecavalier, Luc; Yu, Sunkyung; Arnold, L. Eugene; McDougle, Christopher J.; Scahill, Lawrence; Handen, Benjamin; Johnson, Cynthia R.; Stigler, Kimberly A.; Bearss, Karen; Swiezy, Naomi B.; Aman, Michael G. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2012
The Research Units on Pediatric Psychopharmacology-Autism Network reported additional benefit when adding parent training (PT) to antipsychotic medication in children with autism spectrum disorders and serious behavior problems. The intent-to-treat analyses were rerun with putative predictors and moderators. The "Home Situations…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Autism, Hyperactivity, Predictor Variables
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Rinn, Anne N.; Reynolds, Marilyn J. – Roeper Review, 2012
Gifted children and adolescents can display behavioral characteristics similar to those exhibited by children and adolescents who have been diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), leading to potential issues with misdiagnosis. The overlapping characteristics between giftedness and ADHD are often seen as anecdotal or to only…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Adolescents, Children, Student Behavior
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