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Boyce, Lisa K.; Seedall, Ryan B.; Innocenti, Mark S.; Roggman, Lori A.; Cook, Gina A.; Hagman, Amanda M.; Jump Norman, Vonda K. – Infants and Young Children, 2017
We examined the effects of our parent-child interaction focused bookmaking intervention with 89 families and their toddlers receiving early intervention services. Participating early intervention providers (N = 24) were assigned to either continue providing services as usual or participate in training to implement the bookmaking approach in their…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Books, Learning Activities, Early Intervention
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Cornelius, Marie D.; Goldschmidt, Lidush; Day, Nancy L. – Health Education & Behavior, 2016
Purpose: A longitudinal cohort of adolescents who initiated drinking before age 15 were studied to determine which factors distinguished between early initiators who continued to drink (persisters) from those who stopped drinking (desisters). There were 308 early initiators in the total sample (n = 917); 247 were persisters, and 61 were desisters.…
Descriptors: Drinking, Adolescents, Mothers, Depression (Psychology)
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Wellisch, Mimi – Australasian Journal of Gifted Education, 2016
Most Australian education departments' gifted policies are guided by Gagne's Differentiated Model of Giftedness and Talent (DMGT; Gagne, 2003, 2004; 2008). In this examination and critique of the DMGT, an argument is made that the DMGT is based predominantly on behavioural/biological research, leaving out genuine environmental factors, and that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academically Gifted, Student Needs, Models
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Averdijk, Margit; Malti, Tina; Eisner, Manuel; Ribeaud, Denis – Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 2012
This study investigated the relationship between parental separation and aggressive and internalizing behavior in a large sample of Swiss children drawn from the ongoing Zurich Project on the Social Development of Children and Youths. Parents retrospectively reported life events and problem behavior for the first 7 years of the child's life on a…
Descriptors: Divorce, Depression (Psychology), Social Development, Parent Child Relationship
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Maughan, Angeline; Cicchetti, Dante; Toth, Sheree L.; Rogosch, Fred A. – Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 2007
This longitudinal investigation examined the effects of maternal depression and concomitant negative parenting behaviors on children's emotion regulation patterns and socioemotional functioning. One hundred fifty-one mothers and their children were assessed when children were approximately 1 1/2-, 3-, 4-, and 5-years of age. Ninety-three of the…
Descriptors: Mothers, Depression (Psychology), Parent Child Relationship, Self Control
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Nievar, M. Angela; Moske, Amanda Kay; Johnson, Deborah Jean; Chen, Qi – Early Education and Development, 2014
Research Findings: This study investigates the effect of the early home environment on self-regulation in preschoolers, and how self-regulation relates to later school achievement, while taking into account family resources. Participants were part of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development's Study of Early Child Care and Youth…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Family Environment, Self Control, Preschool Children
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Sheinkopf, Stephen J.; Tenenbaum, Elena J.; Messinger, Daniel S.; Miller-Loncar, Cynthia L.; Tronick, Ed; Lagasse, Linda L.; Shankaran, Seetha; Bada, Henrietta; Bauer, Charles; Whitaker, Toni; Hammond, Jane; Lester, Barry M. – Developmental Science, 2017
Using existing longitudinal data from 570 infants in the Maternal Lifestyle Study, we explored the predictive value of maternal and infant affect and maternal vocalizations during 2 minutes of face-to-face interactions at 4 months on IQ scores at 4.5 and 7 years. After controlling for demographic factors, maternal depression, and prenatal drug…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Longitudinal Studies, Mothers, Infants
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Hautmann, Christopher; Eichelberger, Ilka; Hanisch, Charlotte; Plück, Julia; Walter, Daniel; Döpfner, Manfred – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2015
Parental anxiety and depression are associated with antisocial behaviour of children. Several mechanisms may mediate this association. The aim of this study was to test whether parenting is a mediator of the association of parental anxiety and depression with the antisocial social behaviour of preschool children. The analysis was based on…
Descriptors: Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Parenting Styles, Parent Child Relationship, Mothers
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Duggan, Anne K.; Berlin, Lisa J.; Cassidy, Jude; Burrell, Lori; Tandon, S. Darius – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2009
Home visiting programs for at-risk mothers and their infants have proliferated nationally in recent years, yet experimental studies of home visiting have yielded mixed findings. One promising strategy for explicating the effects of early home visiting is to examine moderators of program impacts. This study assessed the roles of maternal depression…
Descriptors: Community Services, Home Visits, At Risk Persons, Mothers
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Halstead, Elizabeth J.; Griffith, Gemma M.; Hastings, Richard P. – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2018
Objectives: Behavioral and emotional problems exhibited by children with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) have been identified as significant stressors for family members in both cross-sectional and longitudinal research. However, there is variability in the extent to which family members are affected by behavioral and emotional…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Coping, Positive Attitudes, Well Being
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Clifford, Jantina; Chen, Ching-I.; Xie, Huichao; Chen, Chieh-Yu; Murphy, Kimberly; Ascetta, Kate; Frantz, Rebecca; Hansen, Sarah – Infants and Young Children, 2018
Although many children live in healthy, supportive environments, far too many are exposed to or experience biological and/or psychosocial risk factors (e.g., infectious diseases, maternal depression). To evaluate the effectiveness of early childhood programs that are established to support these vulnerable children, funding agencies and…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Psychometrics, Developmental Stages, Child Development
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Zablotsky, Benjamin; Anderson, Connie; Law, Paul – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2013
Parents raising children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) have been shown to experience high levels of stress and report a lower quality of life. The current study examined the association between child autism symptomatology, mother's quality of life, and mother's risk for depression in a sample of 1,110 mothers recruited from a…
Descriptors: Children, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Quality of Life
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Evans, Jonathan; Melotti, Roberto; Heron, Jon; Ramchandani, Paul; Wiles, Nicola; Murray, Lynne; Stein, Alan – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2012
Background: Maternal depression is known to be associated with impairments in child cognitive development, although the effect of timing of exposure to maternal depression is unclear. Methods: Data collected for the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children, a longitudinal study beginning in pregnancy, included self-report measures of…
Descriptors: Pregnancy, Intelligence Quotient, Depression (Psychology), Cognitive Development
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VanderLaan, Doug P.; Leef, Jonathan H.; Wood, Hayley; Hughes, S. Kathleen; Zucker, Kenneth J. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2015
Gender dysphoria (GD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are associated. In 49 GD children (40 natal males), we examined ASD risk factors (i.e., birth weight, parental age, sibling sex ratio) in relation to autistic traits. Data were gathered on autistic traits, birth weight, parents' ages at birth, sibling sex ratio, gender nonconformity, age,…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Gender Issues, Sexual Identity
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Murray, Lynne; Arteche, Adriane; Fearon, Pasco; Halligan, Sarah; Croudace, Tim; Cooper, Peter – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2010
Background: Postnatal depression (PND) is associated with poor cognitive functioning in infancy and the early school years; long-term effects on academic outcome are not known. Method: Children of postnatally depressed (N = 50) and non-depressed mothers (N = 39), studied from infancy, were followed up at 16 years. We examined the effects on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mothers, Birth, Depression (Psychology)
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