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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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Mortensen, Jennifer A.; Barnett, Melissa A. – Early Education and Development, 2018
Research Findings: This study examined the transactional nature of harsh parenting and emotion regulation across toddlerhood, including the moderating role of teacher sensitivity in child care. Secondary data analyses were conducted with a subsample of families from the Early Head Start Research and Evaluation Project who participated in…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Parenting Styles, Toddlers, Economically Disadvantaged
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Murry, Matthew W. E.; Isaacowitz, Derek M. – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2017
Older adults tend to have lower emotion-perception accuracy compared to younger adults. Previous studies have centered on individual characteristics, including cognitive decline and positive attentional preferences, as possible mechanisms underlying these age differences in emotion perception; however, thus far, no perceiver-focused factor has…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Emotional Response, Social Environment, Environmental Influences
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Gueron-Sela, Noa; Camerota, Marie; Willoughby, Michael T.; Vernon-Feagans, Lynne; Cox, Martha J. – Developmental Psychology, 2018
This study examined the independent and mediated associations between maternal depression symptoms (MDS), mother-child interaction, and child executive function (EF) in a prospective longitudinal sample of 1,037 children (50% boys) from predominantly low-income and rural communities. When children were 6, 15 and 24 months of age, mothers reported…
Descriptors: Mothers, Depression (Psychology), Parent Child Relationship, Interaction
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Mehr, Kristin E.; Adams, Aimee C. – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2016
The purpose of the study was to examine the relationships among maladaptive perfectionism, self-compassion, and depressive symptoms in college students. It was hypothesized that self-compassion would mediate the relationship between maladaptive perfectionism and depressive symptoms, with maladaptive perfectionism related to lower levels of…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Depression (Psychology), College Students, Correlation
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Leonardo, Jennifer Braga – Youth & Society, 2016
This study investigated the contribution of assimilation, sociodemographic factors, and social supports to depressive symptoms in immigrant adolescents, using Waves I and II of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (N = 4,263). Immigrant adolescents reported more risk factors and higher levels of depressive symptoms than native…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Immigrants, Adolescents, Depression (Psychology)
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UmaƱa-Taylor, Adriana J.; Tynes, Brendesha M.; Toomey, Russell B.; Williams, David R.; Mitchell, Kimberly J. – Developmental Psychology, 2015
Guided by a risk and resilience framework, the current study examined the associations between Latino adolescents' ("n" = 219; "M" [subscript age] = 14.35; "SD" = 1.75) perceptions of ethnic discrimination in multiple settings (e.g., online, school) and several domains of adjustment (e.g., mental health, academic),…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Adolescents, Risk, Resilience (Psychology)
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Infurna, Frank J.; Okun, Morris A. – Developmental Psychology, 2015
Perceived control is interrelated with aging-related outcomes across adulthood and old age. Relatively little is known, however, about resources as antecedents of longitudinal change in perceived control and the role of perceived control as a buffer against mortality risk when these resources are low. We examined functional limitations, depressive…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Aging (Individuals), Change, Depression (Psychology)
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Juang, Linda P.; Hou, Yang; Bayless, Sara Douglass; Kim, Su Yeong – Developmental Psychology, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine time-varying associations of parent-adolescent cultural conflict with depressive symptoms and grade point average (GPA) among Chinese Americans from ages 11-22. We pooled two independently collected longitudinal data sets (N = 760 at Wave 1) and used time-varying effect modeling (TVEM) to show that the…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Conflict, Cultural Influences, Depression (Psychology)
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Yan, Jun; Aseltine, Robert H., Jr.; Harel, Ofer – Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 2013
Comparing regression coefficients between models when one model is nested within another is of great practical interest when two explanations of a given phenomenon are specified as linear models. The statistical problem is whether the coefficients associated with a given set of covariates change significantly when other covariates are added into…
Descriptors: Computation, Regression (Statistics), Comparative Analysis, Models
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Small, Latoya A.; Jackson, Jerrold; Gopalan, Geetha; McKay, Mary McKernan – Research on Social Work Practice, 2015
Background: Youth living in poverty face compounding familial and environmental was challenges in utilizing effective community mental health services. Ongoing stressors increase their drop-out rate in mental health service use. Difficulties also exist in staying engaged in services when involved with the child welfare system. This study examines…
Descriptors: Urban Areas, Urban Youth, Family Needs, Family Relationship
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Infurna, Frank J.; Ram, Nilam; Gerstorf, Denis – Developmental Psychology, 2013
Perceived control plays an important role for health across adulthood and old age. However, little is known about the factors that account for such associations and whether changes in control (or control trajectory) uniquely predict major health outcomes over and above mean levels of control. Using data from the nationwide Americans' Changing…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Death, Predictor Variables, Mortality Rate