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Lee, Jayoung; Puig, Ana; Lea, Eunkyoung; Lee, Sang Min – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
Korean adolescents experience considerable stress because of an educational system that focuses primarily on college entrance examinations, pressure for academic achievement, and a competitive atmosphere in school. The main purpose of this study was to explore age differences in the construct of Korean adolescents' academic burnout. Once…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Age Differences, Burnout, Elementary Secondary Education
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Floyd, Randy G.; Evans, Jeffrey J.; McGrew, Kevin S. – Psychology in the Schools, 2003
Cognitive clusters from the Woodcock-Johnson III (WJ III) Tests of Cognitive Abilities that measure select Cattell-Horn-Carroll broad and narrow cognitive abilities were shown to be significantly related to mathematics achievement in a large, nationally representative sample of children and adolescents. Multiple regression analyses were used to…
Descriptors: Computation, Cognitive Ability, Short Term Memory, Mathematics Achievement
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Canivez, Gary L.; Watkins, Marley W.; Schaefer, Barbara A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2002
Investigation of interrater agreement for the Adjustment Scales for Children and Adolescents (ASCA) discriminant classifications is reported. Two teaching professionals provided independent ratings of the same child using the ASCA. A total of 119 students ranging in age from 7 to 18 years were independently rated. Results indicated significant and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Elementary Secondary Education, Interrater Reliability
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Canivez, Gary L.; Perry, Amanda R.; Weller, Elizabeth M. – Psychology in the Schools, 2001
Investigates the short-term stability of the Adjustment Scales for Children and Adolescents for 124 randomly selected children in grades kindergarten to grade 12. Significant test-retest stability coefficients were obtained and mean differences across the retest interval did not exceed .8 raw score points. Results were similar to those obtained in…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adolescents, Behavior Patterns, Behavior Rating Scales
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Maher, Charles A. – Psychology in the Schools, 1982
Evaluated effects of using conduct problem adolescents (N=18) as cross-age tutors for elementary school-aged mentally retarded students. When compared to students who received peer tutoring or group counseling, cross-age tutors improved significantly on social science and language arts grades, and had reduced rates of absenteeism and disciplinary…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Change, Behavior Problems, Behavioral Objectives
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Stewart, David W.; Louisa, Valentino – Psychology in the Schools, 1976
Intelligence and academic achievement scores of 180 emotionally disturbed adolescents were related to the personality profiles via a canonical variate analysis. The emotionally disturbed adolescent who is low in ego strength, tense, guilt prone, sensitive, shy, and submissive tended to be more intelligent and demonstrate higher academic…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Adolescents, Comparative Analysis
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Zabel, Robert H. – Psychology in the Schools, 1979
Groups of emotionally disturbed and nondisturbed elementary and junior high subjects were tested for ability to recognize primary emotions in facial expressions. Emotionally disturbed groups were found to be significantly less proficient both for over-all emotion recognition ability and for several individual emotions. (Author)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances
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Larson, Jim; Busse, R. T. – Psychology in the Schools, 1998
Results of a survey regarding school violence and gang intervention sent to school psychologists (N=213) indicate that the majority of training programs provided substantial intervention training for more traditional behavioral concerns. Training in school-violence prevention and in particular youth gang prevention and intervention were lower…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Counselor Training, Elementary Secondary Education, Intervention
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Barnett, Katherine P.; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1996
Explores grade retention rates among children with undiagnosed learning disabilities (LD). Data collected on 344 students referred for special-education evaluation revealed that, of the 201 who possessed an LD, 71.6% had been retained at least once. Minority and urban LD students were more apt to be retained before being referred for evaluation.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education
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Aspinall, S. Y. – Psychology in the Schools, 1996
Reviews what is known about children's conceptions of death, how children grieve, and relevant research. Presents clinicians' guidelines on such issues as explaining death to children, attending funerals, and treating bereaved youths and their families. Outlines a death education program which incorporates developmental and theoretical principles…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Bereavement, Child Behavior, Children
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Smith, Douglas C.; Furlong, Michael; Bates, Michael; Laughlin, John D. – Psychology in the Schools, 1998
Describes the development of an anger inventory for adolescent males. Used research which conceptualizes anger as a multidimensional construct and collected data from 202 males from three different schools. Discusses scale development and identifies four factors that accounted for 43.3% of the common variance. Concludes that the 31-item scale has…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Anger, Children, Elementary Secondary Education
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Woody, Robert Henley; Davenport, Jennifer – Psychology in the Schools, 1998
Analyzes responses from school psychologists (N=378) to the Blueprint I, a document detailing how school psychology could improve public schools. Findings revealed numerous areas of congruence and dissonance between psychologists' training and practice. Respondents preferred to decrease the amount of time spent in assessment and increase time…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Counselor Training, Elementary Secondary Education
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Pumariega, Andres J.; Vance, Hubert R. – Psychology in the Schools, 1999
Outlines factors that have influenced the approach of fully integrating children and family services into the fabric of their community and culture. Describes how school-based mental health services provide the foundation for the actualization of the interagency systems. States that significantly better outcomes have been noted from this model…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Ancillary School Services, Children, Community Health Services
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Davidow, Joseph R. – Psychology in the Schools, 1994
Article discusses five points that should be considered before implementing consultation techniques in the school setting. Consultants are encouraged to think carefully about their intervention techniques, are urged to follow a collaborative consultation model, and are reminded of Whitehead's notion that life should be the subject matter for…
Descriptors: Adolescents, At Risk Persons, Bias, Children
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Proctor, Theron B.; Choi, Hee-Sook – Psychology in the Schools, 1994
Examined early adolescents' self-esteem and perceived competence in the cognitive, social, and physical domains. Self-esteem, perceived social and physical competence, and cognitive competence were either stable or increased for most children. Concluded that early adolescents' perceptions of self-esteem and competence are not adversely affected by…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Development, Change, Child Development
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