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Pedersen, Kahsi A.; Santangelo, Susan L.; Gabriels, Robin L.; Righi, Giulia; Erard, Michael; Siegel, Matthew – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2018
Psychiatric hospitalization of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is relatively common and occurs at a higher rate than in non-ASD youth. This study compared changes in the severity of serious problem behaviors in 350 youth with ASD enrolled in the autism inpatient collection during and after hospitalization in six specialized child…
Descriptors: Psychiatry, Mental Disorders, Children, Autism
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van der Ende, Jan; Verhulst, Frank C.; Tiemeier, Henning – Psychological Assessment, 2012
Agreement among informants' ratings of children's and adults' internalizing and externalizing problems is moderate. Each informant contributes unique information about an individual's problems. Thus, it has been advocated to obtain ratings from multiple sources in child psychiatry, whereas adult psychiatry relies mostly on self-reports.…
Descriptors: Interrater Reliability, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Problems, Psychological Testing
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Pihlaja, Päivi; Sarlin, Tanja; Ristkari, Terja – Education Inquiry, 2015
In educational contexts there are few topics that receive as much attention from adults as children's behaviour that is seen as challenging. Challenging behaviour has been a topic in many disciplines, such as education, child psychiatry, psychology and special education. Along with the definition of challenging behaviour, we can read about social…
Descriptors: Child Behavior, Behavior Problems, Child Care, Child Caregivers
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Jayman, Michelle; Ohl, Maddie; Hughes, Bronach; Fox, Pauline – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2019
Background: Policymakers are focusing increased attention on the role of schools to promote and support children's mental health, and evidence-based models of good practice are in demand. Pyramid Club is a school-based, socio-emotional intervention, demonstrably effective with primary-aged pupils. Aims: This study extends previous Pyramid Club…
Descriptors: Intervention, Emotional Development, Social Development, Mental Health
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Thomson, Rebecca N.; Carlson, John S. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2017
Social-emotional skills are equally as crucial for school success as cognitive and academic skills (Webster-Stratton and Reid in "Infants and Young Children" 17:96-113, 2004), yet many young children lack these skills (Lavigne et al. in "Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry" 35:204-214, 1996).…
Descriptors: Parent Education, Child Development, Preschool Children, Social Development
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Early, Maureen C.; Erickson, Craig A.; Wink, Logan K.; McDougle, Christopher J.; Scott, Eric L. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2012
This paper highlights clinical challenges faced when diagnosing and then treating an individual presenting to a child and adolescent psychiatry clinic because of unwelcome comments he made to female peers about their feet. Novel use of exposure therapy helped him effectively decrease his comments from 1 to 2 times per month to once every 6 months.…
Descriptors: Sexual Harassment, Psychiatry, Males, Adolescents
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Jenkins, Lyndsay N.; Demaray, Michelle K.; Wren, Nicole Smit; Secord, Stephanie M.; Lyell, Kelly M.; Magers, Amy M.; Setmeyer, Andrea J.; Rodelo, Carlota; Newcomb-McNeal, Ericka; Tennant, Jaclyn – Contemporary School Psychology, 2014
The goal of this paper was to critically review and evaluate five common social-emotional and behavioral screeners: Behavioral and Emotional Screening System (Kamphaus and Reynolds 2007), Behavior Intervention Monitoring Assessment System (McDougal et al. 2011), Social Skills Improvement System Performance Screening Guide (Elliott and Gresham…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Screening Tests, Scores
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Griffith, Gemma M.; Hastings, Richard P.; Petalas, Michael A. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2014
Debate is ongoing about whether typically developing siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are at greater risk of behavioral or emotional problems than siblings of children without ASD. Most data on behavior is provided by mothers, and we do not know whether fathers' reports differ. The strengths and difficulties questionnaire…
Descriptors: Mother Attitudes, Father Attitudes, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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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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Ford, Julian D.; Gagnon, Kerry; Connor, Daniel F.; Pearson, Geraldine – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2011
In a clinical sample of child psychiatry outpatients, chart review data were collected for 114 consecutive admissions over a 1-year period at a Child and Adolescent Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic. Data included history of documented maltreatment, potentially traumatic domestic or community violence, neglect or emotional abuse, and noninterpersonal…
Descriptors: Emotional Problems, Behavior Problems, Antisocial Behavior, Psychiatry
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Scheeringa, Michael S. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2015
Background: In individuals with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), 70-90 % have at least one comorbid non-PTSD disorder. Objective: This study tested several hypotheses to untangle comorbidity issues. Following McMillen et al. ("Compr Psychiatry" 43(6):478-485, 2002), we hypothesized that few non-PTSD disorders would arise following…
Descriptors: Natural Disasters, Mental Disorders, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Hypothesis Testing
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Lundqvist, Lars-Olov – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2013
The aim of the present study was to investigate the prevalence of behavior problems among people with administratively defined intellectual disability (ID) and identify possible risk markers for behavior problems using the Behavior Problems Inventory (BPI). Sixty-two percent of the ID population (n = 915) had a behavior problem (self-injurious,…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Sleep, Foreign Countries, Incidence
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DeLisi, Matt; Wright, John Paul; Vaughn, Michael G.; Beaver, Kevin M. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2010
Recognition of the interplay between nature and nurture is decades old in fields such as psychiatry, but other fields in the social sciences continue to be hampered by the idea that social and biological variables compete for explanatory relevance. In a recent study of the adolescent brain and risk taking, Males critiqued biologically oriented…
Descriptors: Social Sciences, Psychiatry, Psychopathology, Adolescents
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Gadow, Kenneth D. – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2013
Objective: This study examines relations between the severity of specific symptoms of schizophrenia spectrum disorder (SSD) and severity of the three defining symptom domains of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children with ASD (N = 147) and child psychiatry outpatient referrals (Controls; N = 339). Method: Participants were subdivided into four…
Descriptors: Rating Scales, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism, Schizophrenia
Brett, Lauri – Exceptional Parent, 2009
Exciting news is emerging that could change the lives of many parents of children and adolescents with autism. Extreme tantrums often "run their lives," according to Dr. Lawrence Scahill, Professor of Nursing and Child Psychiatry at the Yale Child Study Center in New Haven, Connecticut. As the Director of Yale's Research Unit on Pediatric…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Autism, Psychiatry, Parents
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