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Wegemer, Christopher M.; Vandell, Deborah Lowe – Developmental Psychology, 2020
This article examines early childhood antecedents of adults' political orientation. Using longitudinal data from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development, we investigate associations between parenting beliefs and behaviors, child temperament, and attachment security during early…
Descriptors: Political Affiliation, Political Attitudes, Predictor Variables, Parenting Styles
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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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Ng, Rowena; Heinrich, Kimberley; Hodges, Elise – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Introduction: The primary aim of this retrospective study was to assess differential associations between sleep disturbances with externalizing/internalizing problems, ADHD profiles (inattention, hyperactivity/impulsivity), and social impairment among children with ADHD, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and comorbid diagnoses (ASD+ADHD). Methods:…
Descriptors: Sleep, Correlation, Comorbidity, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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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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Kong, Maureen Mo-yee; Au, Terry Kit-fong – Early Education and Development, 2018
Research Findings: The objective of this research was to evaluate the effectiveness of Incredible Years Basic Parent Training (IYPT Basic) in a community clinic setting in Hong Kong. IYPT Basic is a Western program developed to promote children's academic, social, and emotional regulation skills and to reduce conduct problems among typically…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Effectiveness, Parent Education, Child Development
National Center for Systemic Improvement at WestEd, 2018
Measuring children's social and emotional development can provide valuable information about how children are progressing in areas such as forming close and secure relationships, regulating and expressing their emotions, and showing empathy toward others. This resource provides information to early childhood practitioners and administrators…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Young Children, Measures (Individuals)
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Lubke, Gitta H.; McArtor, Daniel B.; Boomsma, Dorret I.; Bartels, Meike – Developmental Psychology, 2018
Longitudinal data from a large sample of twins participating in the Netherlands Twin Register (n = 42,827, age range 3-16) were analyzed to investigate the genetic and environmental contributions to childhood aggression. Genetic auto-regressive (simplex) models were used to assess whether the same genes are involved or whether new genes come into…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Twins, Aggression
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Bagaiolo, Leila F.; Mari, Jair de J.; Bordini, Daniela; Ribeiro, Tatiane C.; Martone, Maria Carolina C.; Caetano, Sheila C.; Brunoni, Decio; Brentani, Helena; Paula, Cristiane S. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
Video modeling using applied behavior analysis techniques is one of the most promising and cost-effective ways to improve social skills for parents with autism spectrum disorder children. The main objectives were: (1) To elaborate/describe videos to improve eye contact and joint attention, and to decrease disruptive behaviors of autism spectrum…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Modeling (Psychology), Skill Development, Interpersonal Competence
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Xiong, Junmei; Qin, Yi; Gao, Miaomiao; Hai, Man – School Psychology International, 2017
By incorporating psychopathology and subjective well-being (SWB), the dual-factor model of mental health (DFM) can comprehensively measure psychological health. We examined the utility of the DFM among 1,293 Chinese adolescents (Grades 7-12). Furthermore, we examined the dynamics of mental health group membership via a two-wave longitudinal study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Mental Health, Adolescents
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Dollar, Jessica M.; Stifter, Cynthia A.; Buss, Kristin A. – Developmental Psychology, 2017
The current study aimed to substantiate and extend our understanding regarding the existence and developmental pathways of 3 distinct temperament profiles--exuberant, inhibited, and average approach--in a sample of 3.5-year-old children (n = 121). The interactions between temperamental styles and specific types of effortful control, inhibitory…
Descriptors: Child Development, Young Children, Interaction, Personality Traits
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Fanti, Kostas A.; Kimonis, Eva – Developmental Psychology, 2017
Investigating heterogeneity in antisocial behavior early in life is essential for understanding the etiology, development, prognosis, and treatment of these problems. Data from the longitudinal National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD) study of Early Child Care were used to identify homogeneous groups of young antisocial children…
Descriptors: Young Children, Adolescents, Behavior Problems, Biology
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Hygen, Beate Wold; Belsky, Jay; Li, Zhi; Stenseng, Frode; Güzey, Ismail Cuneyt; Wichstrøm, Lars – Developmental Psychology, 2017
Prior research suggests that parenting affects children's relationships, including those with teachers, although there is variation across individuals in such effects. Given evidence suggesting that oxytocin may be particularly important for the quality of social relationships, we tested the hypotheses (a) that change in parenting from 4 to 6…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Parent Child Relationship, Teacher Student Relationship, Genetics
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Leung, Cynthia; Tsang, Sandra; Ng, Gene S. H.; Choi, S. Y. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2017
Purpose: This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) in Chinese children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or ADHD features. Methods: This study adopted a randomized controlled trial design without blinding. Participants were randomized into either the intervention group (n = 32) and…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Randomized Controlled Trials, Therapy, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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Prenoveau, Jason M.; Craske, Michelle G.; West, Valerie; Giannakakis, Andreas; Zioga, Maria; Lehtonen, Annukka; Davies, Beverley; Netsi, Elena; Cardy, Jessica; Cooper, Peter; Murray, Lynne; Stein, Alan – Developmental Psychology, 2017
Postnatal maternal depression is associated with poorer child emotional and behavioral functioning, but it is unclear whether this occurs following brief episodes or only with persistent depression. Little research has examined the relation between postnatal anxiety and child outcomes. The present study examined the role of postnatal major…
Descriptors: Mothers, Depression (Psychology), Pregnancy, Perinatal Influences
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Lee, Sau-Lai; Peng, Maria Sau-Chi – Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 2017
In this study we explored the effects of group art therapy on the emotional well-being and parental empathy of mothers of children with special educational needs. Eleven mothers of children who were diagnosed with at least 1 kind of special educational need participated in a 16-week program. We hypothesized that the art therapy group would help…
Descriptors: Art Therapy, Counseling Techniques, Mothers, Special Education
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