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Kuny, Ana V.; Althoff, Robert R.; Copeland, William; Bartels, Meike; Van Beijsterveldt, C. E. M.; Baer, Julie; Hudziak, James J. – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2013
Objective: Although oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is usually considered the mildest of the disruptive behavior disorders, it is a key factor in predicting young adult anxiety and depression and is distinguishable from normal childhood behavior. In an effort to understand possible subsets of oppositional defiant behavior (ODB) that may…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Mothers, Twins, Children
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Wallien, Madeleine S.C.; Swaab, Hanna; Cohen-Kettenis, Peggy T. – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2007
Objective: To investigate the prevalence and type of comorbidity in children with gender identity disorder (GID). Method: The Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children--Parent Version was used to assess psychopathology according to the DSM in two groups of children. The first group consisted of 120 Dutch children (age range 4-11 years) who were…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Hyperactivity, Psychopathology, Sexual Identity
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Brouwer, Danny; Meijer, Rob R.; Weekers, Anke M.; Baneke, Joost J. – Psychological Assessment, 2008
The Dispositional Hope Scale (DHS; C. R. Snyder et al., 1991) consists of two subsets of items measuring Agency and Pathways. The authors used bifactor analysis to evaluate the dimensionality structure of the scale. Data from 676 persons (295 psychiatric patients, 112 delinquents, and 269 students) were analyzed. The authors conclude that although…
Descriptors: Patients, Measures (Individuals), Self Efficacy, Psychological Patterns
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Butcher, Phillipa R.; Wijnberg-Williams, Barbara J.; Hegemann, Nicole; Stremmelaar, Elisabeth F.; Schoemaker, Marina M.; van der Meere, Jaap J.; Oetomo, Siddartho Bambang – Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 2004
Forty-four children who had been born preterm and their mothers participated in the follow-up study. At 3 and 14 months (corrected age) cognitive development was assessed using the BOS 2-30, the Dutch version of the Bayley Scales of Infant Development. The BOS yields measures of mental and motor development. At 7.5 years, intelligence was measured…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Mothers, Premature Infants, Intelligence Quotient
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Camodeca, Marina; Goossens, Frits A. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2005
Background: The present study aimed to investigate children's social information processing (SIP) and emotions in the bullying situation, taking into account reactive and proactive aggression. More specifically, we investigated the way in which children interpret social information, which goals they select, how they evaluate their responses and…
Descriptors: Prosocial Behavior, Bullying, Aggression, Self Efficacy
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Dirkzwager, Anja J. E.; Kerssens, Jan J.; Yzermans, C. Joris – Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2006
Objective: The aims of this study were to examine health problems of children (4-12 years old at the time of the disaster) and adolescents (13-18 years old at the time of the disaster) before and after exposure to a fireworks disaster in the Netherlands (May 2000), to compare these health problems with a control group, and to identify risk factors…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychology, Physical Health, Sleep
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Zwaanswijk, Marieke; van der Ende, Jan; Verhaak, Peter F. M.; Bensing, Jozien M.; Verhulst, Frank C. – Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2005
Objective: To devise and test a model describing the process of help-seeking for child psychopathology in professional and informal service settings. Method: Using structural equation modeling, associations between several help-seeking stages, and the influence of child, family, and context characteristics on these stages were investigated in 246…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Psychology, Psychiatry, Emotional Problems
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Branje, Susan J. T.; Van Lieshout, Cornelis F. M.; Van Aken, Marcel A. G.; Haselager, Gerbert J. T. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2004
Background: Siblings may support each other, but also reveal fierce rivalry and mutual aggression. Supportive sibling relationships have been linked to the development of psychosocial competence of children. In the present longitudinal study, we will focus on the development of perceived support in sibling dyads and on the influence of sibling…
Descriptors: Siblings, Sibling Relationship, Adolescents, Adjustment (to Environment)
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van Outsem, Ron – Journal of Sexual Aggression, 2007
In this paper a theoretical framework is presented in an attempt to find an answer to the question of why some juveniles display sexually abusive behaviour and others do not. Until recently, this question has been approached mainly in terms of the presence of psychiatric illness, deviant sexual interests and/or impaired psychosocial development.…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Psychology, Youth, Delinquency