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Kim, Sung Reul; Nho, Ju-Hee; Kim, Hye Young – Psychology in the Schools, 2020
This study aimed to test a hypothetical path model estimating the influence of Type D personality on health-promoting behaviors (HPB), subjective health status, and quality of life (QoL) in university students, and to verify the mediating effects of HPB and subjective health status between Type D personality and QoL. A structural equation model…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Quality of Life, College Students, Health Promotion
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Mikami, Amori Yee; Smit, Sophie; Johnston, Charlotte – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Abstract Elementary school teachers often implement classroom behavioral management systems to address student misbehavior. Common problems targeted by these systems are the inattentive, hyperactive, and impulsive behaviors characteristic of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This study examined teachers' attributions for why…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Elementary School Teachers, Classroom Techniques, Behavior Problems
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Dixson, Dante D. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Several studies have found that higher hope is associated with higher academic achievement. Although scholars have asserted that this association is the result of higher hope leading to an increased likelihood that students will engage success-oriented behaviors (e.g., participating in class, completing homework assignments), very little empirical…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Academic Achievement, Intervention, Psychological Patterns
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Bocanegra, Joel O.; Gubi, Aaron A.; Callan, Gregory L.; Clayson, Emery – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
School psychology is experiencing a shortages crisis. Within this two-part study, the Social Cognitive Career Theory was used to examine the impact of video interventions on students' choice and application to school psychology programs. A sub-sample of participants were followed across 4 years. Findings suggest that, when measured immediately…
Descriptors: Video Technology, School Psychology, Intervention, Career Choice
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Nichols, Kayla; Graves, Scott L., Jr. – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
The importance of identifying and building on individual strengths has been a key component of many psychoeducational theories and modalities focused on developing interventions. However, program training in this growing area is not well known. As such, this is the first study designed to ascertain the American Psychological Association-accredited…
Descriptors: Intervention, Psychology, Psychoeducational Methods, Accreditation (Institutions)
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Garner, Pamela W.; Bender, Stacy L.; Fedor, Megan – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
Eighty-seven preservice teachers, some of whom had preschool teaching experience, were randomly assigned to an intervention that included training in breathing awareness meditation infused with social-emotional learning (n = 43) or a control group that received training in (n = 44) in breathing awareness meditation only. Both groups showed an…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Social Development, Emotional Development, Control Groups
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Bernardo, Allan B. I.; Yeung, Susanna S.; Resurreccion, Katrina Fernando; Resurreccion, Ron R.; Khan, Aqeel – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
Intervention programs to strengthen hope in students have been developed and implemented in schools. The programs are based on Snyder's theory that defines hope as thoughts regarding personal capacities and pathways for goal attainment. Hope theory was recently extended to include external loci-of-hope, which derive from conjoint models of agency…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychological Patterns, College Students, Life Satisfaction
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Lipscomb, Anne H.; Anderson, Megan; Gadke, Daniel L. – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
ClassDojo and Tootling are two intervention techniques rooted in behavioral theory used in classwide behavior management purposes. ClassDojo is a technology-based behavior tracking system, allowing users to provide or remove points to students based on their classroom behaviors. Tootling provides students with the opportunity to deliver positive…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Comparative Analysis, Intervention, Special Education
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Pétursdóttir, Anna-Lind – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
In this study, 188 master-level students received training through a distance education course to conduct functional behavioral assessments (FBAs) and behavior support plans with 68 boys and six girls (aged 3-20 years) displaying persistent behavior problems in inclusive preschools, elementary, and secondary schools. In the course, master-level…
Descriptors: Student Problems, Distance Education, Behavior Problems, Functional Behavioral Assessment
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Villarreal, Victor; Umaña, Ileana – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
The purpose of this study was to identify authors and training programs making the most frequent contributions to intervention research published in six school psychology journals ("School Psychology Review," "School Psychology Quarterly," "Journal of School Psychology," "Psychology in the Schools,"…
Descriptors: Intervention, Educational Research, Productivity, College Faculty