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Normative Influences on Aggression in Urban Elementary School Classrooms
We report a study aimed at understanding the effects of classroom normative influences on individual aggressive behavior, using samples of 614 and 427 urban elementary school children. ParticipantsExpand
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Exposure to Community Violence and Violence Perpetration: The Protective Effects of Family Functioning
Although research has found that urban youth are exposed to excessive levels of community violence, few studies have focused on the factors that alter the risk of exposure to violence or theExpand
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Linking Informant Discrepancies to Observed Variations in Young Children’s Disruptive Behavior
Prior work has not tested the basic theoretical notion that informant discrepancies in reports of children’s behavior exist, in part, because different informants observe children’s behavior inExpand
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Cluster analysis in family psychology research.
This article discusses the use of cluster analysis in family psychology research. It provides an overview of potential clustering methods, the steps involved in cluster analysis, hierarchical andExpand
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Child- and family-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy for pediatric bipolar disorder: development and preliminary results.
OBJECTIVE To describe child- and family-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy (CFF-CBT), a new developmentally sensitive psychosocial intervention for pediatric bipolar disorder (PBD) that is intendedExpand
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The Community Living Attitudes Scale, Mental Retardation Form: development and psychometric properties.
We described the development and psychometric properties of the Community Living Attitudes Scale, Mental Retardation Form (CLAS-MR), a 40-item measure based on the input of self-advocates and focusedExpand
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Mentoring programs to affect delinquency and associated outcomes of youth at risk: A comprehensive meta-analytic review
ObjectivesTo conduct a meta-analytic review of selective and indicated mentoring interventions for effects for youth at risk on delinquency and key associated outcomes (aggression, drug use, academicExpand
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Teacher consultation and coaching within mental health practice: classroom and child effects in urban elementary schools.
OBJECTIVE To examine effects of a teacher consultation and coaching program delivered by school and community mental health professionals on change in observed classroom interactions and childExpand
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Child mania rating scale: development, reliability, and validity.
OBJECTIVE To develop a reliable and valid parent-report screening instrument for mania, based on DSM-IVsymptoms. METHOD A 21-item Child Mania Rating Scale-Parent version (CMRS-P) was completed byExpand
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The Relation of Patterns of Coping of Inner–City Youth to Psychopathology Symptoms
This study provides empirical verification that variations in patterns of coping can explain current and future functioning of youth. The study evaluated the methods and styles of coping ofExpand
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