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Crawford, Nicole A.; Schrock, Matthew; Woodruff-Borden, Janet – Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 2011
Research has traditionally focused on the role of genetic and environmental variables in the development and maintenance of childhood internalizing disorders. Temperament variables, such as negative affect and effortful control have gained considerable interest within the field of developmental psychopathology. Environmental factors such as…
Descriptors: Psychopathology, Older Adults, Parent Child Relationship, Personality
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Ostfeld-Etzion, Sharon; Feldman, Ruth; Hirschler-Guttenberg, Yael; Laor, Nathaniel; Golan, Ofer – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2016
Regulatory difficulties are common in children with autism spectrum disorder. This study focused on an important aspect of self-regulation--the ability to willingly comply with frustrating demands of socialization agents, termed "self-regulated compliance." We studied compliance to parental demands in 40 preschoolers with autism spectrum…
Descriptors: Compliance (Psychology), Personality Traits, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Pracana, Clara, Ed.; Wang, Michael, Ed. – Online Submission, 2016
We are delighted to welcome you to the International Psychological Applications Conference and Trends (InPACT) 2016, taking place in Lisbon, Portugal, from 30 of April to 2 of May, 2016. Psychology, nowadays, offers a large range of scientific fields where it can be applied. The goal of understanding individuals and groups (mental functions and…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Educational Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Social Psychology
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Sinha, Preeti; Sharan, Pratap – Journal of Indian Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 2007
Personality disorders (PDs) arise from core psychopathology of interpersonal relationships and understanding of self and others. The distorted representations of self and others, as well as unhealthy relationships that characterize persons with various PDs, indicate the possibility that persons with PDs have insecure attachment. Insecure…
Descriptors: Personality Problems, Psychopathology, Attachment Behavior, Personality
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Bailey, Jennifer A.; Hill, Karl G.; Guttmannova, Katarina; Oesterle, Sabrina; Hawkins, J. David; Catalano, Richard F.; McMahon, Robert J. – Developmental Psychology, 2013
This study tested the association between parent illicit drug use disorder (DUD) in early adulthood and observed parenting practices at ages 27-28 and examined the following 3 theoretically derived models explaining this link: (a) a disrupted parent adult functioning model,(b) a preexisting parent personality factor model, and (c) a disrupted…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Parents, Child Behavior, Personality Traits
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Steinberg, Lynne; Sharp, Carla; Stanford, Matthew S.; Tharp, Andra Teten – Psychological Assessment, 2013
The Barratt Impulsivity Scale (BIS), a 30-item self-report measure, is one of the most commonly used scales for the assessment of the personality construct of impulsiveness. It has recently marked 50 years of use in research and clinical settings. The current BIS-11 is held to measure 3 theoretical subtraits, namely, attentional, motor, and…
Descriptors: Conceptual Tempo, Personality Measures, Factor Structure, Factor Analysis
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Diamantopoulou, Sofia; Verhulst, Frank C.; van der Ende, Jan – Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 2010
This study examined the development of antisocial personality problems (APP) in young adulthood from disruptive behaviors and internalizing problems in childhood and adolescence. Parent ratings of 507 children's (aged 6-8 years) symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, and anxiety, were linked to…
Descriptors: Personality Problems, Behavior Problems, Antisocial Behavior, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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Conroy, Susan; Pariante, Carmine M.; Marks, Maureen N.; Davies, Helen A.; Farrelly, Simone; Schacht, Robin; Moran, Paul – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2012
Objective: No previous longitudinal study has examined the impact of comorbid maternal personality disorder (PD) and depression on child development. We set out to examine whether maternal PD and depression assessed at 2 months post partum would be independently associated with adverse developmental outcomes at 18 months of age. Method: Women were…
Descriptors: Personality Problems, Mothers, Infants, Psychopathology
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Neacsiu, Andrada D.; Ward-Ciesielski, Erin F.; Linehan, Marsha M. – Counseling Psychologist, 2012
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a comprehensive, multimodal cognitive behavioral treatment originally developed for individuals who met criteria for borderline personality disorder (BPD) who displayed suicidal tendencies. DBT is based on behavioral theory but also includes principles of acceptance, mindfulness, and validation. Since its…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Intervention, Behavior Modification, Therapy
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Robinson, Marissa; Klusek, Jessica; Poe, Michele D.; Hatton, Deborah D.; Roberts, Jane E. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
Effortful control, or the ability to suppress a dominant response to perform a subdominant response, is an early-emerging temperament trait that is linked with positive social-emotional development. Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is a single-gene disorder characterized by hallmark regulatory impairments, suggesting diminished effortful control. This…
Descriptors: Genetic Disorders, Congenital Impairments, Intellectual Disability, Males
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Murray, Thomas L., Jr. – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2013
Many have observed the increasing severity of mental distress among college students over the past several decades. Very little, however, has been said about what has contributed to this increase. The purpose of this opinion piece is to highlight a trend that the author has witnessed as director of a university counseling center and social justice…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Counseling Services, Personality, Guidance Centers
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Kjos, Diane – Journal of Counseling & Development, 1995
Relates personality disorders to career development issues and counseling interventions. Case examples suggesting career-focused treatment interventions for dependent, borderline, obsessive-compulsive, and passive-aggressive personality disorders are presented. (Author/JBJ)
Descriptors: Adult Counseling, Behavior Problems, Career Counseling, Career Development
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Ramos Olazagasti, Maria A.; Klein, Rachel G.; Mannuzza, Salvatore; Belsky, Erica Roizen; Hutchison, Jesse A.; Lashua-Shriftman, Erin C.; Castellanos, F. Xavier – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2013
Objective: To test whether children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), free of conduct disorder (CD) in childhood (mean = 8 years), have elevated risk-taking, accidents, and medical illnesses in adulthood (mean = 41 years); whether development of CD influences risk-taking during adulthood; and whether exposure to…
Descriptors: Accidents, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Children, Diseases
Pracana, Clara, Ed. – Online Submission, 2015
We are delighted to welcome you to the International Psychological Applications Conference and Trends (InPACT) 2015, taking place in Ljubljana, Slovenia, from 2 to 4 of May. Psychology, nowadays, offers a large range of scientific fields where it can be applied. The goal of understanding individuals and groups (mental functions and behavioral…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Foreign Countries, College Students, Academic Achievement
Nehring Massie, Catherine – NAMTA Journal, 2017
Catherine Nehring Massie provides important contextual information in considering children with attentional challenges. She discusses the prevalence of attentional challenges in today's culture and the contributing factors. She gives a general overview of the spectrum of attentional challenges and some of the indicators in children. Her history of…
Descriptors: Attention Control, Children, Montessori Method, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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