ERIC Number: EJ683229
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Feb-1
Commentary: Differentiated Measures of Temperament and Multiple Pathways to Childhood Disorders
Rothbart, Mary K.
Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, v33 n1 p82-87 Feb 2004
Provided is a commentary on articles written for a special section on temperament and childhood disorders. Temperament's contributions to the development of childhood disorders are considered both generally and specifically. Questions are raised about the use of terminology in the field, particularly the term difficult. Differentiation of outcomes and predictors is discussed, with a view to identifying multiple pathways to adaptation or disorder.
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Children, Measures (Individuals), Predictor Variables, Psychological Patterns, Mental Disorders, Child Development
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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