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Listug-Lunde, Lori; Zevenbergen, Andrea A.; Petros, Thomas V. – Journal of Attention Disorders, 2008
Objective: Studies utilizing parent-report measures have identified above average levels of internalizing and externalizing problems in siblings of children diagnosed with ADHD. Scant research has examined siblings' self-report on standardized measures of emotional functioning. The current study examined parent-reported and child self-reported…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Check Lists, Behavior Problems, Siblings
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Kristensen, Pal; Tonnessen, Arnfinn; Weisaeth, Lars; Heir, Trond – Death Studies, 2012
The authors examined how many bereaved relatives of Norwegian tourists who perished in the 2004 Southeast Asian Tsunami had visited the site of death and the most important outcome from the visit. We conducted in-depth interviews (n = 110) and used self-report questionnaires (Impact of Event Scale--Revised, Inventory of Complicated Grief, and…
Descriptors: Family Counseling, Grief, Death, Foreign Countries
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Yorke, Nada J.; Friedman, Bruce D.; Hurt, Pat – Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 2010
This study discusses the pretest and posttest results of a batterer's intervention program (BIP) implemented within a California state prison substance abuse program (SAP), with a recommendation for further programs to be implemented within correctional institutions. The efficacy of utilizing correctional facilities to reach offenders who…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Intervention, Institutionalized Persons, Family Violence
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Ronis, Scott T.; Borduin, Charles M. – Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 2007
This study examined the individual functioning, interpersonal relations, and academic performance of 115 male juveniles who were divided into 5 demographically matched groups (sexual offenders with peer/adult victims, sexual offenders with child victims, violent nonsexual offenders, nonviolent nonsexual offenders, and nondelinquent youths).…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Individual Characteristics, Juvenile Justice, Delinquency
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Rodrigues, Luis Paulo; Saraiva, Linda; Gabbard, Carl – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2005
A contemporary view of early childhood motor development considers environmental influences as critical factors in optimal growth and behavior, with the home being the primary agent. However, there has been minimal research examining the relationship between motor development and the home. The present study addresses this gap with the goal of…
Descriptors: Environmental Influences, Family Environment, Motor Development, Factor Analysis
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Ollendick, Thomas H.; And Others – Child and Family Behavior Therapy, 1986
The relationship between a self-report measure of assertive behavior in children and a role-play measure was examined in 69 elementary school children. Self-report of positive assertion related more closely to role-play measures and expert ratings of assertiveness than did self-report of negative assertion. (Author/LHW)
Descriptors: Assertiveness, Behavior Rating Scales, Behavioral Science Research, Children
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Gibbons, Peter; Collins, Marjorie; Reid, Corinne – Psychological Assessment, 2011
There has been considerable debate about profiling personality pathology when assessing and treating male perpetrators of domestic violence (DV). This study used the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory (MCMI-III) to explore the severity and diversity of male perpetrator personality pathology and response bias in a group of DV perpetrators being…
Descriptors: Personality Problems, Family Violence, Mental Disorders, Psychopathology
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Huan, Vivien S.; See, Yeo Lay; Ang, Rebecca P.; Har, Chong Wan – Educational Review, 2008
The objective of this study was to examine the contributing role of the different aspects of adolescent concerns on the academic stress of youths in Singapore. Data was obtained using two self-report measures: the Adolescent Concerns Measure and the Academic Expectations Stress Inventory. The study examined four different aspects of adolescent…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Gender Differences
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Glidden, Laraine M.; Bamberger, Katharine T.; Turek, Kevin C.; Hill, Kelli L. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2010
Background: Child and parent characteristics as well as socioeconomic family variables can influence the quality of parent-child interactions. Methods: Coders rated parent behaviour from a video-taped 30-min family interaction in 91 families rearing children who were either typically developing or had intellectual/developmental disabilities. In…
Descriptors: Mothers, Developmental Disabilities, Child Rearing, Parent Child Relationship
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Midlarsky, Elizabeth; And Others – Adolescence, 1995
Studied the structure and psychometric properties of a self-report measure of adolescents' helping behavior within the family. Factor analyses yielded four internally consistent subscales for the Sibling Helping Scale and five for the Parent Helping Scale, all of which were conceptually related to inventories reflecting family support among…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Patterns, Child Behavior, Cooperation
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Simmons, Catherine A.; Lehmann, Peter; Cobb, Norman – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2008
Discrepancies exist in research examining substance problems within groups of women arrested for intimate partner violence (IPV). In some studies women IPV arrestees have been found to be at high risk for substance-related problems, whereas in others they are found to be at low risk for substance-related problems. The current study explores these…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Family Violence, Females, Criminals
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Bornstein, Marc H.; Hahn, Chun-Shin; Haynes, O. Maurice – Developmental Psychology, 2011
A community sample of 262 European American mothers of firstborn 20-month-olds completed a personality inventory and measures of parenting cognitions (knowledge, self-perceptions, and reports about behavior) and was observed in interaction with their children from which measures of parenting practices (language, sensitivity, affection, and play)…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing, Personality
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Ho, Man Yee; Cheung, Fanny M. – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2010
This study investigated the link between exposure to violence and psychosocial adjustment for 442 Chinese secondary school students in Form 1-3. The students completed an inventory assessing exposure to violence through witnessing and through direct victimization in different settings (community, school, and home). Multiple measures and informants…
Descriptors: Emotional Problems, Behavior Problems, Family Violence, Risk
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Park, Nansook; Peterson, Christopher – Journal of Adolescence, 2006
Moral competence among adolescents can be approached in terms of good character. Character is a multidimensional construct comprised of a family of positive traits manifest in an individual's thoughts, emotions and behaviours. The Values in Action Inventory for Youth (VIA-Youth) is a self-report questionnaire suitable for adolescents that measures…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Measures (Individuals), Personality, Factor Analysis
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Malik, Neena M. – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2008
Limited data exist on the unique, additive, and interactive effects of exposure to domestic and community violence on children's functioning, particularly in community samples. This study examined relations between children's violence exposure, at home and in the community, and symptoms of externalizing and internalizing problems. Parents reported…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Family Violence, Child Behavior, Depression (Psychology)
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