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Kinston, Warren; Bentovim, Arnon – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1978
The experience of a workshop set up within a Department of Child Psychiatry to foster family therapy and to develop a brief focal technique is described. Details of the first 29 cases are provided. (JB)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Evaluation, Family Counseling, Methods
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Churven, P. G. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1978
Describes a survey of parent attitudes in 25 families where a child had recently been referred to a child psychiatry clinic. Interviews assessed parent attitudes toward (1) child's referral, (2) family assessment, (3) clinic role, (4) home visits, and (5) willingness to participate in family therapy. Previous psychiatric contact and information…
Descriptors: Family Counseling, Family Involvement, Home Visits, Parent Attitudes
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LaBarbera, Joseph D.; Dozier, J. Emmett – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1985
Assessed were changes in the intensity of behavior problems in 28 children over the course of a 12-week hospitalization period in a child psychiatry inpatient service. Results indicated that the symptoms of uncontrolled aggression, misbehavior, and excessive dependency were more vivid 60 days after admission than after 14 days. (Author/RH)
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Hospitalized Children, Program Effectiveness, Psychiatry
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Behar, D.; Stewart, M.A. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1984
Investigates how socioeconomic status, sex, and age of admission to a child psychiatry ward influenced the clinical picture of aggressive conduct disorder among 58 affected children. As little evidence of variation in any of the three variables was found, results reinforced the idea that the disorder is a valid psychiatric syndrome. (RH)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Aggression, Behavior Disorders, Children
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Winkley, Linda – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1982
The wishes of 403 normal boys and girls ages 10 to ll were compared with the wishes of 139 boys and girls who were seen by a psychiatrist. Significant differences between the wishes of the two groups, as well as between normal boys and girls, were found. (MP)
Descriptors: Children, Comparative Analysis, Foreign Countries, Psychiatry
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Carlson, Gabrielle A.; Cantwell, Dennis P. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1980
Examines the prevalence rates for the syndrome and disorder of depression in a psychiatrically referred population of children. (MP)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Children, Depression (Psychology), Emotional Problems
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Kaufman, Kenneth Roland; And Others – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1980
The authors conclude that previously reported neuropsychiatric correlations based upon "pure" electroencephalographs (EEGs) may be the result of chance finding only. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Classification, Clinical Diagnosis
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Birleson, Peter – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1981
Aimed to determine whether the diagnosis of depressive disorder in childhood has construct validity and to develop a self-rating scale for depression in childhood. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Clinical Diagnosis, Clinical Psychology
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Heard, D.H. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1981
Investigates two questions of interest to persons who treat children with psychological difficulties: (1) What is attachment theory? and (2) Does it have relevance when working with disturbed children and their families? (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Child Development, Children, Emotional Disturbances
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Jones, N. G. Blurton; Konner, M. J. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1971
Descriptors: Behavior, Behavioral Science Research, Eye Movements, Preschool Children
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Rutter, Michael – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1971
Normal sexual development is reviewed with respect to physical maturation, sexual interests, sex drive", psychosexual competence and maturity, gender role, object choice, children's concepts of sexual differences, sex role preference and standards, and psychosexual stages. Biologic, psychoanalytic and psychosocial theories are briefly considered.…
Descriptors: Maturation, Physical Development, Role Perception, Sex (Characteristics)
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Richman, N.; Graham, P. J. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1971
The questionnaire developed could be used to identify children with behavior difficulties and developmental delay. (MS)
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Behavior Rating Scales, Preschool Children, Questionnaires
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Weithorn, Corrinne, J.; And Others – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1984
Activity level ratings and cognitive impulsivity were analyzed in relation to performance of second graders on several cognitive tasks and standardized achievement tests. In general, impulsivity-reflectivity had a far stronger effect on task performance and academic achievement than did activity level ratings.(RH)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cognitive Ability, Conceptual Tempo, Elementary School Students
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Gittelman, Rachel; Feingold, Ingrid – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1983
The efficacy of reading remediation, which emphasizes phonic decoding, was examined in 61 children (ages 7 through 13 years) with pure reading disorders. Comparisons between pre- and post intervention data clearly support the efficacy of remediation. (MP)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Behavior Modification, Children, Cognitive Development
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Venables, P. H.; And Others – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1983
Data from use of Rutter's Children's Behavior Questionnaire in a developing country suggest that the scale's factor structure is stable over sex and racial groups. (MP)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Children, Comparative Analysis, Cross Cultural Studies
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