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Stoppelbein, Laura; McRae, Elizabeth; Smith, Shana – School Mental Health, 2021
Aggression in childhood has been linked to short- and long-term negative outcomes. One area of aggression that has gained attention in the literature is the construct of callous/unemotional (C/U) traits, which have also been associated with deleterious outcomes. Theoretical support for associations between C/U traits and adverse childhood…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Psychological Patterns, Personality Traits, Child Behavior
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Cohen, Patricia – Multivariate Behavioral Research, 1996
Data gathered over 17 years was used to assess 36 childhood risk factors for personality disorder in young adults (original sample of 776 children). Prediction was shown to be better for girls than boys, and for girls, better over a younger age span. Effects of individual risks are explored. (SLD)
Descriptors: Age Differences, At Risk Persons, Children, Evaluation Methods
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Kim, Sanghag; Kochanska, Grazyna – Developmental Psychology, 2019
We tested empirically a theoretical model of early origins of conscientiousness proposed by Eisenberg, Duckworth, Spinrad, and Valiente (2014). The model posited a developmental interplay between children's early effortful control (EC) and internalized or committed compliance with parents as leading to future conscientiousness. We followed a…
Descriptors: Child Development, Personality Traits, Compliance (Psychology), Self Control
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Vidergor, Hava E. – International Journal for Talent Development and Creativity, 2013
The study aimed at unfolding the personal creative characteristics of an educator in the field of gifted education, and examining creativity as expressed in childhood and its transformation into adulthood creative approach and outcomes. The study focused on Dr. Erika Landau, the pioneer of gifted education in Israel, an internationally renowned…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Creativity, Personality Traits, Academically Gifted
Blum, Mary Hennessy; McCartney, Kathleen – 1991
This study assessed the association between two types of peer relations: sociometric status and dyadic friendship. A sample of 139 second- and third-graders completed a sociometric interview and the Friendship Relations Questionnaire. A subsample of 44 mutual friendship pairs were observed in free play. Friendship patterns were scored with the…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Friendship, Grade 2, Grade 3
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Hingson, Ralph W.; Heeren, Timothy; Winter, Michael R. – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2007
Objective: We explored whether people who become alcohol dependent at younger ages are more likely to seek alcohol-related help or treatment or experience chronic relapsing dependence. Methods: In 2001-2002 the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism completed a face-to-face interview survey with a multistage probability sample of 43…
Descriptors: Probability, Depression (Psychology), Alcoholism, Age Differences
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Donegani, Colin; Séguin, Daniel G. – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
This study investigated the links between affect and regulation to determine if they act as viable predictors of how students in late childhood and early adolescence approach conflict and handle conflict resolution. Affect, in this study, is composed of positive affect and negative affect, as outlined by Watson, D., Clark, L., & Tellegen, A.…
Descriptors: Correlation, Affective Behavior, Self Control, Attention
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Otten, Roy; Wanner, Brigitte; Vitaro, Frank; Engels, Rutger C. M. E. – Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 2008
This study examined the role of friends' attitudes in adolescent smoking (N = 203). Growth mixture modeling was used to identify three trajectories of smoking behavior from ages 12 to 14 years: a "low-rate" group, an "increasing-rate" group, and a "high-rate" group. Adolescents' own and their friends' attitudes at age…
Descriptors: Smoking, Preadolescents, Early Adolescents, Student Attitudes
Staley, Joy D.; Brown, Nathan C. – 2001
One ethical dilemma for psychologists is finding methods to share test results with their clients in such a way that the client is not deleteriously labeled, but is encouraged by the knowledge of assessed strength and growth areas. This paper offers one answer by presenting a structured protocol that draws on an iceberg metaphor for categorizing…
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Counseling, Counselor Client Relationship, Ethics
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Bezdjian, Serena; Tuvblad, Catherine; Raine, Adrian; Baker, Laura A. – Child Development, 2011
The present study investigated the genetic and environmental covariance between psychopathic personality traits with reactive and proactive aggression in 9- to 10-year-old twins (N = 1,219). Psychopathic personality traits were assessed with the Child Psychopathy Scale (D. R. Lynam, 1997), while aggressive behaviors were assessed using the…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Aggression, Personality, Genetics
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Darga, Hatice; Ataman, Aysegül – Participatory Educational Research, 2021
The purpose of the study was two-fold: The first purpose of the research was to conduct the "adaptation study of Brigance K & 1 screen II to Turkish," while the second was to "investigate the effect of the enrichment program applied to gifted children and their classmates in the 1st grade of primary education on their…
Descriptors: Enrichment Activities, Gifted, Talent Identification, Young Children
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Tani, Franca; Greenman, Paul S.; Schneider, Barry H.; Fregoso, Manuela – School Psychology International, 2003
Research on the social context of bullying includes children who help the victim, assist the bully or remain outsiders. Children (N=96) in Central Italy were classified according to an Italian version of the Participant Role Scale as Defenders of the Victim, Outsiders, Victims or Pro-bullies. Results suggest that personality traits might…
Descriptors: Bullying, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Participation
Kitahara, Michio – Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, 1987
Results of administering the Parental Acceptance-Rejection and Personality Assessment Questionnaires to 71 Swedish university students showed significant relationships between various forms of parental rejection in childhood and negative personality assessment of the self as an adult. Females showed more dependence and emotional instability than…
Descriptors: College Students, Emotional Problems, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Musser, Lynn M.; Browne, Beverly A. – Developmental Psychology, 1991
Measures of self-monitoring and other measures were completed by 93 elementary school children on 3 occasions during a 15-month period. Self-monitoring was related to peer acceptance and self-esteem, but the relation may have been influenced by gender. Boys' self-monitoring correlated with popularity measures, whereas girls' did not. (BC)
Descriptors: Birth Order, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Extraversion Introversion
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Slušniene, Giedre – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
This article deals with systematization of the categories of emotional intelligence, emotional potential and a relationship between emotions and feelings, and emphasizes the importance of a sustainably developed personality in the context of sustainable education (Jovaiša, 2007, 2011). The inward consistency is perceived as an internal human…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Correlation, Personality, Teaching Methods
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