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Azad, Gazi F.; Singh, Vini; Kalb, Luke; Pinkett-Davis, Melanie; Landa, Rebecca – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019
We examined factors contributing to initial appointment attendance, alignment between parents' pre-visit and clinicians' diagnostic impressions, and family commitment to follow-ups at an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) specialty clinic. Sample sizes were n = 6558 (initial), n = 1430 (alignment), and n = 1353 (follow-up). Parents completed surveys…
Descriptors: Family Characteristics, Children, Predictor Variables, Autism
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Pagani, Linda S.; Japel, Christa; Vaillancourt, Tracy; Tremblay, Richard E. – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2010
Using data from three waves of a large Canadian data set, this research examined the relationship between middle-childhood trajectories of family dysfunction and indirect aggression. The authors applied family systems, developmental psychopathology, and life-course conceptualizations to meet this objective. The data analytic strategy used separate…
Descriptors: Aggression, Family Size, Psychopathology, Children
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Wrzus, Cornelia; Hanel, Martha; Wagner, Jenny; Neyer, Franz J. – Psychological Bulletin, 2013
For researchers and practitioners interested in social relationships, the question remains as to how large social networks typically are, and how their size and composition change across adulthood. On the basis of predictions of socioemotional selectivity theory and social convoy theory, we conducted a meta-analysis on age-related social network…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Longitudinal Studies, Friendship, Social Networks
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Kushnir, Jonathan; Kushnir, Baruch; Sadeh, Avi – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2013
Background: Nocturnal Enuresis (NE) is one of the most prevalent childhood disorders and has significant negative psychosocial impact on the child and family. Objective: To assess the characteristics of children with NE and trends over a 15-year period. Methods: The study included 18,677 children [11,205 (60%) boys and 7,472 (40%) girls] referred…
Descriptors: Females, Birth Order, Family Size, Males
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Pagani, Linda S.; Japel, Christa; Vaillancourt, Tracy; Cote, Sylvana; Tremblay, Richard E. – Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 2008
Using data from three waves of a large Canadian data set, we examine the relationship between two middle childhood trajectory variables, family dysfunction and anxiety. We draw upon family systems theory and developmental psychopathology, while attempting to expand their boundaries by capitalizing on the strengths within both approaches. Our data…
Descriptors: Mothers, Family Size, Systems Approach, Psychopathology
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Al-Hassan, Suha M.; Lansford, Jennifer E. – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2009
The present study investigated demographic differences in school readiness within Jordan, a particularly interesting context because of widespread national reform currently sweeping the education system in Jordan. Teacher reports and researcher direct assessments of the school readiness of a national sample of 4681 Jordanian first grade children…
Descriptors: Community Characteristics, Siblings, School Readiness, Family Income
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Avery, Daniel M., Jr.; Wheat, John R.; Leeper, James D.; McKnight, Jerry T.; Ballard, Brent G.; Chen, Jia – Journal of Rural Health, 2012
Purpose: The Rural Medical Scholars Program (RMSP) was created to increase production of rural family physicians in Alabama. Literature review reveals reasons medical students choose careers in family medicine, and these reasons can be categorized into domains that medical schools can address through admission, curriculum, and structural…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Medical Students, Marital Status, Medical Schools
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Abry, Tashia; Bryce, Crystal I.; Swanson, Jodi; Bradley, Robert H.; Fabes, Richard A.; Corwyn, Robert F. – Developmental Psychology, 2017
Concerns regarding the social-behavioral maladjustment of U.S. youth have spurred efforts among educators and policymakers to identify and remedy educational contexts that exacerbate children's anxiety, depression, aggression, and misconduct. However, investigations of the influence of collective classroom student characteristics on individuals'…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Behavior, Antisocial Behavior, Self Destructive Behavior
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Mosena, Patricia Wimberley – Journal of Marriage and the Family, 1971
Results indicated that women whose desired family size is equal to or less than their actual family size have significantly greater frequencies practicing family planning than women whose desired size exceeds their actual size. (Author)
Descriptors: Contraception, Cultural Influences, Family (Sociological Unit), Family Planning
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Levin, Kate A.; Kirby, Joanna; Currie, Candace – Health Education Research, 2012
Family structure is associated with a range of adolescent risk behaviours, with those living in both parent families generally faring best. This study describes the association between family structure and adolescent risk behaviours and assesses the role of the family meal. Data from the 2006 Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children survey were…
Descriptors: Smoking, Females, Marijuana, Drinking
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Riggio, Heidi R. – Journal of Family Issues, 2006
This study examined sibling-dyad structural variables (sex composition, age difference, current coresidence, position adjacency, family size, respondent and/or sibling ordinal position) and attitudes toward adult sibling relationships. A sample of 1,053 young adults (M age = 22.1 years) described one sibling using the Lifespan Sibling Relationship…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Siblings, Sibling Relationship, Family Size
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Utter, Jennifer; Denny, Simon; Robinson, Elizabeth; Fleming, Terry; Ameratunga, Shanthi; Grant, Sue – Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2013
Objective: To examine the relationship between family meals and nutrition behaviors of adolescents. Design: Secondary analysis of Youth'07, a nationally representative survey. Setting: Secondary schools in New Zealand. Participants: Randomly selected adolescents (aged 13-17 years, n = 9,107) completed a multimedia and anonymous survey about their…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Nutrition Instruction, Obesity
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Fergusson, David M.; Horwood, L. John; Boden, Joseph M. – Australian Journal of Education, 2006
This paper examines the relationship between birth order and later educational outcomes in a birth cohort of more than 1,000 New Zealand young adults studied to the age of twenty-five. Being later born was associated with gaining fewer educational qualifications at secondary level and beyond. The use of nested models to control for the confounding…
Descriptors: Qualifications, Outcomes of Education, Educational Attainment, Foreign Countries
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Sheridan, Susan M.; Smith, Tyler E.; Moorman Kim, Elizabeth; Beretvas, S. Natasha; Park, Sunyoung – Review of Educational Research, 2019
This meta-analysis examined the effects of family-school interventions on children's social-behavioral competence and mental health. One hundred and seventeen group design studies yielding 592 effect sizes constituted the current sample. Random effects models were estimated when calculating each pooled effect size estimate, and mixed effects…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Family School Relationship, Parent Teacher Conferences, Mental Health
Zambrana, Ruth Enid; Morant, Tamyka – Zero to Three (J), 2009
Latino children in immigrant families are less likely than their peers to participate in early schooling programs, which puts them at increased risk for learning problems and school failure. Factors such as family structure and size, parental education, and income are strongly associated with early learning experiences, participation in early…
Descriptors: Family Structure, Immigrants, Access to Education, Hispanic Americans
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