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Ryan, Julia; Ross, Samantha; Reyes, Rebecca; Kosmerly, Stacey; Rogers, Maria – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2016
Despite the many studies that have documented the association between symptoms of ADHD and social difficulties in children and adolescents, few have examined this phenomenon in college students. In addition, the underlying factors contributing to such social difficulties are still poorly understood. We hypothesised that college students with…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Social Behavior, College Students, Emotional Response
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Duncan, Greg J.; Morris, Pamela A.; Rodrigues, Chris – Developmental Psychology, 2011
Social scientists do not agree on the size and nature of the causal impacts of parental income on children's achievement. We revisit this issue using a set of welfare and antipoverty experiments conducted in the 1990s. We utilize an instrumental variables strategy to leverage the variation in income and achievement that arises from random…
Descriptors: Family Income, Preschool Children, Attribution Theory, Academic Achievement
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Corkum, Penny; Corbin, Natasha; Pike, Meredith – Child & Family Behavior Therapy, 2010
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is prevalent among school-aged children. An associated feature of the disorder is a deficit in social functioning, which can be detrimental in terms of long-term outcomes. Therefore, it is crucial to identify evidence-based interventions which can improve the social skills of children with ADHD. The…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Attention Deficit Disorders, Incidence, Language Skills