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Riger, Alice L. – 1976
This bibliographical study summarizes and synthesizes the recent (post-1960) theoretical literature on the differential diagnosis and treatment of the male college under-achiever. The three major classifying schemata which appear independently in the literature, and the seven personality patterns they collectively propose, are described. These…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Failure, College Students, Counseling Effectiveness
Goh, David S. J.; And Others – 1974
The history of attempts by psychologists to determine the contribution of personality to intelligence has not been one of unqualified success. Part of the problem may be in the balance of granularity of analyses on the intelligence side and the personality side. A comprehensive analysis of the contributions of extraversion and neuroticism to…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, College Students, Environmental Influences, Higher Education
Spirito, Anthony; Erickson, Marilyn T. – 1977
Rational-Emotive Therapy states that maladaptive behaviors and emotional problems are the result of certain irrational beliefs that people hold and a number of empirical investigations with adult subjects have supported this claim. To determine whether the relationship between irrationality and psychological adjustment holds for adolescents, one…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adolescents, Behavior Problems, Beliefs
1967
TWENTY ARTICLES AND ABSTRACTS ON THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF DIAGNOSIS ARE INCLUDED IN THIS REPORT OF THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE COLLEGE OF SPEECH THERAPISTS IN GLASGOW IN 1966. FOUR PAPERS ON STAMMERING CONSIDER TONGUE THRUSTING, THE NEUROSES INVOLVED, PROGNOSIS, AND DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS IN DISORDERS OF FLUENCY. OTHER ARTICLES DISCUSS AREAS…
Descriptors: Articulation (Speech), Clinical Diagnosis, Conference Reports, Educational Diagnosis
Eissler, Ruth S., Ed.; And Others – 1968
Twenty-seven papers treat aspects of the psychoanalytic study of the child. Problems of psychopathology and therapy considered are the fantasy of the phallic woman, the use of child analysis, the background of perversions, variables in the production of neurotic disturbances, treatment of narcissistic personality disorders, and problems of the…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Blindness, Body Image, Case Records
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Briggs, L. D.; Skelton, Sherri – Reading Horizons, 1980
Discusses characteristics of withdrawn children and describes actions the teacher can take to help such children progress in reading. (MKM)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Affective Behavior, Depression (Psychology), Elementary Education
Horsman, Jenny – 1999
Based on research with literacy learners, instructors, and practicing therapists, this book re-examines learning through a lens focused on the prevalence of and effects of violence in women's lives. Section 1, "Canaries in the Mine," highlights a shift away from seeing those who have experienced violence as damaged and towards…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Anxiety
Hampson, Robert B. – 1979
Research suggests that a relatively stable, through small, percentage of children may be consistently conscientious helpers. What differentiates these children from others must become the focus of research in children's helping behavior. The available research on characteristics of helping children is relatively scarce. The purpose of this study…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adolescents, Altruism, Empathy
Roe, Daphne A. – 1978
A study examined the feasibility of using standardized health evaluation, counseling, and rehabilitation to increase employability of welfare recipients and to develop a demonstration model for health service suitable for national implementation in the WIN (Work Incentive Program). Health evaluations of referred welfare clients showed that the…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Counseling Services, Demonstration Programs, Emotional Problems
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Hagekull, Berit; Bohlin, Gunilla – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 1998
A prospective study investigated associations between preschool temperament and environmental factors and school-age personality in 93 Swedish children. Found that personality was predicted by early temperament and environmental factors such as external day care and negative life events. Extraversion was most clearly related to temperament.…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Child Development, Children, Day Care Effects
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Marshall, W. L.; And Others – Journal of Offender Counseling, Services & Rehabilitation, 1989
Evaluated Life Skills training programs conducted within 3 Canadian penitentiaries in terms of how effectively they met goals of changing inmates' personal and social functioning. Comparison of 68 treated inmates with 22 untreated controls indicated clear benefits for trained subjects. Discusses findings in terms of value of training in Life…
Descriptors: Aggression, Assertiveness, Behavior Change, Correctional Rehabilitation
ROBINS, LEE N. – 1966
TO CONSTRUCT A NATURAL HISTORY OF THE SOCIOPATHIC PERSONALITY, A 10-YEAR STUDY WAS MADE FROM INTERVIEWS AND RECORD INFORMATION. THE STUDY OF THE ADULT STATUS OF FORMER PATIENTS OF A NOW DEFUNCT ST. LOUIS CHILD GUIDANCE CLINIC LOCATED 90 PERCENT OF 524 PATIENTS 30 YEARS AFTER CLINIC REFERRAL AND OBTAINED ADULT RECORDS FOR 98 PERCENT OF THOSE…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Antisocial Behavior, Background, Behavior
BECK, SAMUEL J.; MOLISH, HERMAN B. – 1967
REVISED AND REWRITTEN FROM THE 1945 EDITION, THE TEXT DESCRIBES AND ANALYZES THE RORSCHACH TEST. PART 1 OF THE VOLUME WAS WRITTEN BY SAMUEL J. BECK AND PRESENTS A VARIETY OF PERSONALITY PICTURES DRAWN FROM RORSCHACH PROTOCOLS AND THEIR INTERPRETATION. EXCERPTS FROM 29 CASE STUDIES ARE INCLUDED ON FIVE DIMENSIONS--THE INTELLIGENCE CURVE, YOUNG…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Case Records, Emotional Adjustment, Emotional Disturbances
Chess, Stella – 1969
The role of child psychiatry is discussed, and the child is described as a developing organism. Genetic factors in behavior are considered as are the presenting problems. Methods treated involve taking the history, conducting the diagnostic interview, using special diagnostic procedures, and applying diagnostic classification. Problem areas dealt…
Descriptors: Adolescent Behavior, Adolescents, Behavior Problems, Classification
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