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Orsmond, Gael I.; Lin, Ling-Yi; Seltzer, Marsha Mailick – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2007
We examined types of disabilities in siblings from a large sample of families of adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and the impact of another child with a disability on maternal and family well-being. The most frequent disabilities in siblings were attention and hyperactivity (4.6%) and autism spectrum (2.4%) disorders and…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Child Rearing, Adolescents, Siblings
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Seto, Michael C.; Lalumiere, Martin L. – Psychological Bulletin, 2010
We tested special and general explanations of male adolescent sexual offending by conducting a meta-analysis of 59 independent studies comparing male adolescent sex offenders (n = 3,855) with male adolescent non-sex offenders (n = 13,393) on theoretically derived variables reflecting general delinquency risk factors (antisocial tendencies),…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Family Relationship, Interpersonal Competence, Antisocial Behavior
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Apsche, Jack A.; Bass, Christopher K.; Zeiter, J. Scott; Houston, Marsha Ann – International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy, 2008
Mode Deactivation Therapy (MDT) has been shown to be an effective treatment for a variety of adolescent disorders including emotional dysregulation, behavioral dysregulation, physical aggression, sexual aggression, and many harmful symptoms of anxiety and traumatic stress. MDT Family Therapy has been effective in reducing family disharmony in case…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Recidivism, Aggression, Family Counseling
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Henderson, Craig E.; Dakof, Gayle A.; Schwartz, Seth J.; Liddle, Howard A. – Journal of Child and Family Studies, 2006
We investigated direct and shared effects of family functioning and self-concept on the severity of adolescent externalizing problems in a sample of 224 clinically referred adolescents. Structural equation modeling (SEM) revealed strong, direct relationships between problem behaviors and both family functioning and self-concept. Using R. M. Baron…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Structural Equation Models, Testing, Adolescents