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Rivers, Ian; Noret, Nathalie – School Psychology Review, 2008
In this study, 53 students who reported being solely or primarily attracted to members of the same sex were matched with 53 peers who reported being attracted solely to members of the opposite sex on various demographic factors as well as exposure to bullying at school. Data relating to tobacco and alcohol use, drug use, health risk behaviors,…
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, Suicide, Drinking, Homosexuality
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Wilson, C. Chrisman – School Psychology Review, 1980
This is a general discussion of the validity, reliability, function, and format of questionnaires designed to measure problem behavior, noncompliance, anxiety, social interaction, hyperactivity, drug use, and sexual behavior. Commonly used questionnaires are cited. (CP)
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Behavior Rating Scales, Elementary Secondary Education, Predictor Variables
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Severson, Herbert H. – School Psychology Review, 1984
Social drug use by adolescents is reviewed and information on school-based prevention programs is provided. Programs which have social skills training as a major component appear effective in reducing use of alcohol, cigarettes, and marijuana. School psychologists may facilitate school prevention programs, involve parents in prevention, and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Alcoholic Beverages, Drug Abuse, Drug Education
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Eidle, Kirsten A.; Truscott, Stephen D.; Meyers, Joel; Boyd, Tammy – School Psychology Review, 1998
Reports on an investigation of four prereferral intervention. Key findings include: teams frequently addressed behavior/ social-emotional issues; most interventions occurred outside classroom or school; and greater focus was on issues outside of school at the secondary level (e.g., community and drug problems). (Author/JDM)
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Problems, Intervention
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Evans, Steven W.; Schultz, Brandon K.; DeMars, Christine E. – School Psychology Review, 2014
The purpose of this study was to examine the efficacy and dose-response relationship of a school-based treatment program for high school students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Two paraprofessionals provided interventions to 24 students with ADHD randomly assigned to the treatment condition at two public high schools. They…
Descriptors: High School Students, Adolescents, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Program Effectiveness
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Sheridan, Susan M.; Dee, Candace C.; Morgan, Julie C.; McCormick, Megan E.; Walker, Dorlene – School Psychology Review, 1996
Describes a child-based intervention focused on skills of social entry, maintaining interactions, and solving problems for five boys with attention-deficit disorder. Parents were taught skills of debriefing, problem solving, and goal setting. Behavioral changes were considered socially valid, and all parents and child subjects viewed social skills…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Drug Therapy, Hyperactivity, Interpersonal Competence
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Northup, John; Gulley, Veronica – School Psychology Review, 2001
Reviews the usefulness of functional analysis procedures for the assessment and treatment of behaviors associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Conclusions suggest that functional analysis may be particularly useful for identifying behaviors that are (or are not) maintained by social consequences and for the subsequent development…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems, Drug Use
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Landau, Steven; Moore, Lisa A. – School Psychology Review, 1991
Studies examining the social skills deficits of children with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are reviewed, and possible mediating activities are explored. Efficacy studies involving medication, behavioral interventions, and cognitive-behavioral interventions are discussed. The need for adjunctive nonpharmacological interventions…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Behavior Modification, Children, Cognitive Development
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Frank, Brenda B. – School Psychology Review, 1985
Epileptic children may have physical and emotional needs which can interfere with learning and socialization. Current prevalence estimates, definitions, and classifications of epilepsy are surveyed. Factors affecting the epileptic child's school performance and specific learning problems are addressed. Specific roles are presented for school…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Drug Therapy, Elementary Secondary Education, Epilepsy