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Smith, Isaac C.; White, Susan W. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2020
Co-occurring problems with mood and anxiety among adolescents and adults on the autism spectrum are highly prevalent and contribute to poor outcomes and diminished quality of life. The current study's principal aim was to evaluate variation in the presentation of depression symptomatology among adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorder,…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Adolescents, Adults
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Niccols, Alison; Cunningham, Charles; Pettingill, Peter; Bohaychuk, Donna; Duku, Eric – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2020
Despite the availability of effective early interventions, few toddlers with emotional and behavioral issues receive these services. This situation exists partly due to challenges in the identification of mental health issues in young children. We developed the Brief Child and Family Intake and Outcomes System for toddlers, which is a 36-item…
Descriptors: Toddlers, Mental Health, Questionnaires, Test Construction
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Rischall, Emily; Meyers, Steven A. – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2019
The risk and protective variables for Latino students' experience of depression, college adjustment, and drop-out intentions were examined. Perceived bicultural competence emerged as a protective factor, and cultural incongruity, negative perceptions of the university environment, and intragroup marginalization emerged as risk factors associated…
Descriptors: Student Adjustment, Hispanic American Students, Culture Conflict, Depression (Psychology)
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Maglunog, Grace Pauline A.; Dy, Marison Felicidad R. – International Journal of Psychology and Educational Studies, 2019
This study examined the relationship of sociodemographic characteristics and Facebook usage to the depression level of college students. A total of 347 respondents were purposively selected and completed a self-administered questionnaire. Results showed that: sex has a weak positive association with depression level (r=0.0962); age did not vary…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Social Media, Depression (Psychology), Correlation
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Decker-Woodrow, Lauren – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2018
This study investigates the relationship between internal teacher profiles and pre-K teacher-child interaction quality in the pre-K classroom. Two questions were addressed: (1) What internal profiles exist for pre-kindergarten (pre-K) teachers? and (2) Do internal profiles relate to observed structural and process quality in the pre-K classroom?…
Descriptors: Profiles, Teacher Student Relationship, Preschool Education, Preschool Teachers
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Bistricky, Steven L.; Harper, Kristina L.; Roberts, Caroline M.; Cook, Diana M.; Schield, Staci L.; Bui, Jennifer; Short, Mary B. – American Journal of Health Education, 2018
Background: College students are susceptible to undermanaged stress and its detrimental effects, and though they could use evidence-based stress reduction techniques (SRTs) to remedy this, many do not. Unfortunately, little is known about what might encourage greater use. Purpose: This study examined to what extent a framework integrating…
Descriptors: Stress Management, College Students, Health Behavior, Health Promotion
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Kelliher Rabon, Jessica; Sirois, Fuschia M.; Hirsch, Jameson K. – Journal of American College Health, 2018
Objective: College students may be at heightened risk for suicide and suicidal behavior due to maladaptive cognitive-emotional factors and failure to practice basic health behaviors. However, self-compassion and wellness behaviors may protect against risk. The relation between self-compassion and suicidal behavior and the contributing roles of…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Suicide, Self Destructive Behavior, Emotional Response
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Fang, Haolei; Gagne, Jeffrey Robert – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2018
Employing a multi-method approach, we investigated observed and parent-rated child behavioral inhibition (BI) and maternal reports of their own negative affectivity (NA) as predictors of young children's internalizing problems. Participants were 201 children who were siblings between 2.5 and 5.5 years of age (mean = 3.86, standard deviation =…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Inhibition, Child Behavior, Mothers
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Crutcher, Bryan; Moran, Ryan N.; Covassin, Tracey – Athletic Training Education Journal, 2018
Context: Although social support has been reported to be a factor that increases retention of athletic trainers in their profession, there is a lack of literature examining the specific relationship of social support satisfaction and its predictive influence on stress and depression among athletic training students. Objective: To determine which…
Descriptors: Correlation, Social Support Groups, Anxiety, Depression (Psychology)
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Umucu, Emre; Iwanaga, Kanako; Wu, Jia-Rung; Brooks, Jessica M.; Ditchman, Nicole; Flowers-Benton, Susan; Chan, Fong – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2018
Background: The purpose of this study was to develop and validate a short form of the "Perceived Stress Questionnaire" (PSQ) in people with spinal cord injury (SCI). Methods: The sample consisted of 274 individuals with SCI. Measures administered were the "PSQ-20, Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression Scale," and…
Descriptors: Test Validity, Questionnaires, Anxiety, Rehabilitation Counseling
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Renshaw, Tyler L.; Cook, Clayton R. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2018
The present studies report on the initial development and validation of the Youth Internalizing Problems Screener (YIPS), which is a 10-item self-report rating scale for assessing general internalizing problems and identifying depression and anxiety caseness within the context of school mental health screening. Results from Study 1 (N = 177)…
Descriptors: Scores, Screening Tests, Well Being, Mental Health
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Vela, Javier Cavazos; Guerra, Federico; Garcia, Christian; Hinojosa, Yvette – Journal of School Counseling, 2018
A quantitative, predictive design was used to explore how positive psychology, mental health, and cultural factors influenced Latina/o adolescents' college-going beliefs. By using multiple regression analysis, findings indicated that hope and life satisfaction were significant predictors of college-going beliefs. We provide a discussion regarding…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Adolescents, College Attendance, Predictor Variables
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Pruitt, Megan M.; Rhoden, Madeline; Ekas, Naomi V. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
This study aimed to examine the mechanisms responsible for the association between the broad autism phenotype and depressive symptoms in mothers of a child with autism spectrum disorder. A total of 98 mothers who had a child with autism spectrum disorder between the ages of 2 and 16 years completed assessments of maternal broad autism phenotype,…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Children, Mothers
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Taylor, Mark J. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
Prior research has shown that cognitive behavioural therapy, relaxation, mindfulness, exercise and positive psychology interventions, when conducted as single interventions, have a useful effect on depression and also increasing well-being. The purpose of this study was to conduct a pilot programme to determine the efficacy of a multi-modal…
Descriptors: Well Being, Pilot Projects, Behavior Modification, Cognitive Restructuring
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Haerens, L.; Vansteenkiste, M.; De Meester, A.; Delrue, J.; Tallir, I.; Vande Broek, G.; Goris, W.; Aelterman, N. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Background: According to Self-Determination Theory, teachers and sport coaches can differ in the motivating style they rely upon to motivate young people. When endorsing an autonomy-supportive motivating style, instructors try to identify, vitalize, and nurture youngsters' inner motivational resources. In contrast, instructors with a dominant…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, Athletes, Physical Education, Motivation Techniques
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