Brian C. Behrens

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OBJECTIVE In the context of substantial changes in family types and even family quality in recent times, this study is concerned with the extent to which family type and quality impacts on child behavior problems. METHOD A sample of 8,556 pregnant women were enrolled in a prospective, longitudinal study. Details of changes in family type and family(More)
Eighty-three couples were stratified into groups at high and low risk for relationship distress and randomized to either the Self-Regulatory Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program (Self-PREP) or a control condition. As predicted, there were differential effects of Self-PREP on high-risk and low-risk couples. Because of low statistical power,(More)
OBJECTIVE This study examines the relationship between low family income (LFI) experienced at different points in time, chronic low income status and its impact on child behaviour measured at 5 years of age. METHOD Longitudinal data from the Mater University Study of Pregnancy were used to measure LFI in families at three points in time (the antenatal(More)
Whatever you do, make sure a derivative product is not too much like the original. A significant amount of litigation involving computer software focuses on reverse engineering. Unfortunately, despite this litigation, reverse engineering is probably one of the least understood concepts by the courts, legal counsel, and executives in the computer industry(More)
This study examined the generalization of behavioral marital therapy (BMT) and enhanced behavioral marital therapy (EBMT), which added cognitive restructuring, affect exploration, and generalization training to BMT. Couples' communication and cognitions were assessed in the clinic and at home. Both BMT and EBMT were effective in decreasing negative(More)
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