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Risk and protective factors.
Research has shown that the more risk factors a young person has, the greater the likelihood of beginning to use, but the presence of protective factors can decrease that likelihood. Expand
Proactive and Reactive Aggression: An Analysis of Subtypes Based on Teacher Perceptions
Examined differences in teachers' perceptions of academic and social behavior in two subtypes of aggression in children identified as proactive and reactive. Subjects were 88 boys, ages 6 to 12Expand
Effects of a Relapse Prevention Program on Sexual Recidivism: Final Results From California's Sex Offender Treatment and Evaluation Project (SOTEP)
The results do not generally support the efficacy of the RP model, but suggest a number of ways in which this kind of treatment program can be improved. Expand
Effects of a Relapse Prevention Program on Sexual Recidivism: Final Results From California’s Sex Offender Treatment and Evaluation Project (SOTEP)
Final results from a longitudinal investigation of the effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral treatment with sexual offenders are presented. The study was a randomized clinical trial that compared theExpand
Examining the therapeutic utility of restraints and seclusion with children and youth: the role of theory and research in practice.
  • D. M. Day
  • Medicine
  • The American journal of orthopsychiatry
  • 1 April 2002
It is suggested that the current array of theories be updated and comprehensive research programs be encouraged to assess their clinical utility with various populations in a variety of settings. Expand
Effects of Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment on Sex Offender Recidivism
Preliminary results from a longitudinal study of the effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral treatment with sex offenders are presented. The study's research design includes three groups: a treatmentExpand
Age-related changes in stress experienced by families with a child who has developmental delays.
Results indicated that Child Domain scores were high for all groups, but Parent domain scores were within normal limits, and the middle childhood group was consistently higher in both domains than either the younger or older groups. Expand
The SNAP™ Under 12 Outreach Project: Effects of a Community Based Program for Children with Conduct Problems
We examined the immediate, short- and long-term effectiveness of the SNAP™ Under 12 Outreach Project (ORP)—a community-based program for children under the age of 12 at risk of having police contact.Expand
Potential mediators between child abuse and both violence and victimization in juvenile offenders.
Treatment of depressive symptoms and drug use among juvenile offenders with a history of child physical or emotional abuse may limit violent perpetration and peer victimization in this population of incarcerated youth. Expand
Portrayal of Mental Illness in Canadian Newspapers *
  • D. M. Day, S. Page
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne…
  • 1 December 1986
Content analysis of 103 newspaper reports taken from eight major Canadian newspapers indicated that the newspapers portrayed mental illness and the mentally ill in a manner which could be described as essentially pejorative, thus seeming to support frequent observations and complaints from the mental health establishment about inadequate or unfair coverage of mental illness in the popular print media. Expand