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Behaviour and emotional problems in toddlers with pervasive developmental disorders and developmental delay: associations with parental mental health and family functioning.
BACKGROUND Behavioural and emotional problems occur at a high rate in children and adolescents with intellectual disability, often from a young age. Some studies have indicated that children andExpand
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Treating sexually abused children with posttraumatic stress symptoms: a randomized clinical trial.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of child and caregiver participation in the cognitive-behavioral treatment of sexually abused children with posttraumatic stress symptoms. METHOD Thirty-sixExpand
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An investigation into sleep characteristics of children with autism and Asperger’s Disorder
The aim of the study was to investigate the specificity of sleep problems in children with autism and further explore the currently unclear association between sleep problems and daytime behaviour.
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Psychopathology in Children and Adolescents with Autism Compared to Young People with Intellectual Disability
Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder with a specific pattern of behavioural, communication and social problems. Additional mental health problems are often poorly understood and undetected. ThisExpand
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Population prevalence of psychopathology in children and adolescents with intellectual disability: II. Epidemiological findings.
  • S. Einfeld, B. Tonge
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of intellectual disability research…
  • 1 April 1996
This paper reports findings from an epidemiologically derived population in a multicentre study in NSW, Australia. The design of this study is described in the accompanying paper. Those with mildExpand
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The Developmental Behavior Checklist: The development and validation of an instrument to assess behavioral and emotional disturbance in children and adolescents with mental retardation
  • S. Einfeld, B. Tonge
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of autism and developmental disorders
  • 1 April 1995
Describes the development and validation of the Developmental Behavior Checklist (DBC), a standardized instrument completed by lay informants to assess behavioral and emotional disturbance inExpand
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Cognitive-behavioral treatment of school-refusing children: a controlled evaluation.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of a 4-week cognitive-behavioral treatment program for children who refuse to go to school. METHOD Thirty-four school-refusing children (aged 5 to 15 years) wereExpand
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Atypical interference of local detail on global processing in high-functioning autism and Asperger's disorder.
This study explored the claim that individuals with autism and Asperger's disorder tend to process locally rather than holistically. Participants observed a large or "global" number composed ofExpand
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The normative development of emotion regulation strategy use in children and adolescents: a 2-year follow-up study.
BACKGROUND Emotion regulation involves intrinsic and extrinsic processes responsible for managing one's emotions toward goal accomplishment. Research on emotion regulation has predominantly focusedExpand
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The effects of a course of intranasal oxytocin on social behaviors in youth diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders: a randomized controlled trial.
BACKGROUND There is increasing interest in oxytocin as a therapeutic to treat social deficits in autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy of a course ofExpand
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