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Owens, Julie Sarno; Holdaway, Alex S.; Serrano, Verenea J.; Himawan, Lina K.; Watabe, Yuko; Storer, Jennifer; Grant, Miyah; Andrews, Nina – School Mental Health, 2016
We examined (a) the utility of teacher ratings on the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ; Goodman in J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 40:1337-1345, 2001. doi:10.1097/00004583-200111000-00015) and BASC-2 Behavioral and Emotional Screening System (BESS; Kamphaus and Reynolds in Behavior assessment system for children-second edition:…
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Behavior Problems, Child Behavior, Student Behavior
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Leopold, Daniel R.; Christopher, Micaela E.; Burns, G. Leonard; Becker, Stephen P.; Olson, Richard K.; Willcutt, Erik G. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2016
Background: Although multiple cross-sectional studies have shown symptoms of sluggish cognitive tempo (SCT) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to be statistically distinct, studies have yet to examine the temporal stability and measurement invariance of SCT in a longitudinal sample. To date, only six studies have assessed SCT…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Longitudinal Studies, Cognitive Processes, Children
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Plourde, Vickie; Boivin, Michel; Forget-Dubois, Nadine; Brendgen, Mara; Vitaro, Frank; Marino, Cecilia; Tremblay, Richard T.; Dionne, Ginette – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2015
Background: The phenotypic and genetic associations between decoding skills and ADHD dimensions have been documented but less is known about the association with reading comprehension. The aim of the study is to document the phenotypic and genetic associations between reading comprehension and ADHD dimensions of inattention and…
Descriptors: Genetics, Correlation, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Kindergarten
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Morgan, Paul L.; Hillemeier, Marianne M.; Farkas, George; Maczuga, Steve – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2014
Background: Whether and to what extent racial/ethnic disparities in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnosis occur by kindergarten entry is currently unknown. We investigated risk factors associated with an ADHD diagnosis by kindergarten entry generally, and specifically whether racial/ethnic disparities in ADHD diagnosis occur by…
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Kindergarten, Racial Differences
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Kegel, Cornelia A. T.; Bus, Adriana G. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2013
Background: The dopamine D4 receptor gene (DRD4) has been linked to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and reading disorders. In this study, we examined whether diminished anticipatory dopamine cell firing--typical of the long variant of the DRD4 allele--is related to emergent and advanced alphabetic skills, and whether executive…
Descriptors: Genetics, Executive Function, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Correlation
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Vitaro, Frank; Barker, Edward D.; Brendgen, Mara; Tremblay, Richard E. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2012
Objective: This study aimed to identify the pathways through which a preventive intervention targeting young low-SES disruptive boys could result in lower crime involvement during adulthood. Method: The preventive intervention was implemented when the children were between 7 and 9 years and included three components (i.e. social skills, parental…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Intervention, Delinquency, Criminals
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Hutchison, Amanda K.; Beresford, Carol; Robinson, JoAnn; Ross, Randal G. – Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 2010
There is rising interest in identifying precursors to bipolar disorder symptoms, including thought disorder. Thought disorder is identified in adults through self-report and in school-aged children through parent report and child story-telling. This study is an exploration to determine if preschoolers with mood dysregulation have evidence of…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Children, Psychological Patterns, Cognitive Processes
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Malti, Tina; Perren, Sonja; Buchmann, Marlis – Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 2010
This study investigated the concurrent and longitudinal relations among children's peer victimization, empathy, and emotional symptoms. The sample consisted of 175 children (85 girls, mean age = 6.1 years) recruited from kindergartens in Switzerland and followed for 1 year (Time 2). Parents and teachers reported on the children's emotional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Victims of Crime, Empathy, Emotional Response
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Menting, Barbara; Van Lier, Pol A. C.; Koot, Hans M. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2011
Background: Children with poorer language skills are more likely to show externalizing behavior problems, as well as to become rejected by their peers. Peer rejection has also been found to affect the development of externalizing behavior. This study explored the role of peer rejection in the link between language skills and the development of…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Receptive Language, Kindergarten, Grade 4
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Essex, Marilyn J.; Kraemer, Helena C.; Slattery, Marcia J.; Burk, Linnea R.; Boyce, W. Thomas; Woodward, Hermi R.; Kupfer, David J. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2009
Background: Many childhood psychiatric problems are transient. Consequently, screening procedures to accurately identify children with problems unlikely to remit and thus, in need of intervention, are of major public health concern. This study aimed to develop a universal school-based screening procedure based on the answers to three questions:…
Descriptors: Intervention, Mothers, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Elementary School Students
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Pluess, Michael; Belsky, Jay – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2009
Background: Inconsistencies regarding developmental effects of non-maternal childcare may be caused by neglecting the possibility that children are differentially susceptible towards such experiences. Method: Interactions between difficult/negative child temperament and childcare type, quantity, and quality on teacher-rated behavior problems and…
Descriptors: Infants, Interpersonal Competence, Child Care, Child Rearing
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Carter, Alice S.; Wagmiller, Robert J.; Gray, Sarah A. O.; McCarthy, Kimberly J.; Horwitz, Sarah M.; Briggs-Gowan, Margaret J. – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2010
Objective: The aims of this paper are as follows: to present past-year prevalence data for DSM-IV disorders in the early elementary school years; to examine the impact of impairment criteria on prevalence estimates; to examine the relation of sociodemographic and psychosocial risk factors to disorders; and to explore associations between…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Psychopathology, Risk, Adolescents
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McBride-Chang, Catherine; Lam, Fanny; Lam, Catherine; Doo, Sylvia; Wong, Simpson W. L.; Chow, Yvonne Y. Y. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2008
Background: This study sought to identify cognitive abilities that might distinguish Hong Kong Chinese kindergarten children at risk for dyslexia through either language delay or familial history of dyslexia from children who were not at risk and to examine how these abilities were associated with Chinese word recognition. The cognitive skills of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Word Recognition, Preschool Children, At Risk Persons
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Rodriguez, Alina; Waldenstrom, Ulla – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2008
Background: Environmental risk during fetal development for non-right-handedness, an index of brain asymmetry, and its relevance for child mental health is not fully understood. Methods: A Swedish population-based prospective pregnancy-offspring cohort was followed-up when children were five years old (N = 1714). Prenatal environmental risk…
Descriptors: Handedness, Prenatal Influences, Foreign Countries, Young Children
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Webster-Stratton, Carolyn; Reid, M. Jamila; Stoolmiller, Mike – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2008
Background: School readiness, conceptualized as three components including emotional self-regulation, social competence, and family/school involvement, as well as absence of conduct problems play a key role in young children's future interpersonal adjustment and academic success. Unfortunately, exposure to multiple poverty-related risks increases…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Behavior Problems, Interpersonal Competence, Self Management
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