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Yaros, Anna; Lochman, John E.; Wells, Karen – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2016
Aggression among youth is a public health problem that is often studied in the context of how youth interpret social information. Social cognitive factors, especially hostile attribution biases, have been identified as risk factors for the development of youth aggression, particularly across the transition to middle school. Parental behaviors,…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Parents, Parent Child Relationship, Aggression
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Bayer, Jordana K.; Hiscock, Harriet; Ukoumunne, Obioha C.; Price, Anna; Wake, Melissa – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2008
Background: Mental health problems comprise an international public health issue affecting up to 20% of children and show considerable stability. We aimed to identify child, parenting, and family predictors from infancy in the development of externalising and internalising behaviour problems by age 3 years. Methods: "Design"…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Family Size, Parenting Styles, Mental Health
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Brookman-Frazee, Lauren; Baker-Ericzen, Mary; Stahmer, Aubyn; Mandell, David; Haine, Rachel A.; Hough, Richard L. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2009
The objectives of this study were to estimate the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and intellectual disability (ID) among youths active in at least one of five public service systems: mental health (MH), educational services for youth with serious emotional disturbance (SED), child welfare (CW), juvenile justice (JJ), and alcohol and…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Autism, Emotional Disturbances, Child Welfare
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Ruocco, Sylvia; Gordon, Jocelynne; McLean, Louise A. – Advances in School Mental Health Promotion, 2016
Early manifestations of anxiety in childhood confer significant distress and life interference. This study reports on the first controlled trial of the "Get Lost Mr. Scary" programme, a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy group intervention for children with anxiety aged 5-7 years. Participants were 134 children (65 males and 69 females) drawn…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Young Children, Intervention, Cognitive Restructuring
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Hahlweg, Kurt; Heinrichs, Nina; Kuschel, Annett; Feldmann, Marit – Behavior Modification, 2008
The efficacy of bibliotherapy has primarily been investigated in anxiety disorders, depression, or substance dependence. The efficacy of self-help books to increase parenting competence was only investigated in a few studies despite their broad dissemination in public. The aims of the study were to investigate the short- and long-term efficacy of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Help Programs, Parent Education, Allied Health Personnel
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Sciarillo, William G.; And Others – American Journal of Public Health, 1992
Provides evidence of detrimental effects of lead exposure on child behavior at levels typical of present-day exposure. Behavior and lead-blood level were examined for 201 African-American children aged 2 through 5 years. A standardized parent report measure and consideration of maternal morale are features of study methodology. (SLD)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Blacks, Depression (Psychology), Lead Poisoning