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Although there have been significant theoretical advances in the field of child neuropsychology, developmental features of adolescence have received less attention. Progress in clinical practice is restricted due to a lack of well-standardized, developmentally appropriate assessment techniques. This article addresses these issues in relation to executive(More)
Examined the initial impact and subsequent adjustment to the diagnosis of insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM). Children between 1 and 14 years of age and their families were assessed several weeks after diagnosis and again a year later using standardized measures of child behavior, parental mental health, and family functioning. Immediately after(More)
Investigated the relationship between disease variables, neuropsychological performance, and psychosocial status in adolescents with Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (IDDM). The study group consisted of 85 adolescents, aged 14 to 16.5 years who had been diabetic for longer than 12 months. Parameters of both recent and long-term metabolic control were(More)
This paper is an attempt to classify that which is important in chess. Other authors have chosen to make classifications relating to, for example, the material on the board, or whether there exists an attack on the king. We find that this is sufficient for an introductory treatment of the subject of advantages. However, the chess specialist understands that(More)
Few qualitative studies have examined the views of adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) regarding psychosocial programme development and content. We conducted focus groups with 13 adolescents with T1DM to explore stressors and gain feedback on adapting a generic coping skills programme. The following prevalent stressors were identified:(More)
OBJECTIVE The Juvenile Fire Awareness and Intervention Program was established to develop and evaluate an intervention to be offered by fire fighters for children who set fires. METHOD One hundred thirty-eight children, aged 5 to 16 years, with a history of firesetting participated in a randomized, controlled trial. The intervention involved education(More)
Maltreatment of children is a chronic community problem that increases the risk of future aggression. Despite several decades of research highlighting this relationship, few studies have explored the potential neuropsychological deficits that are likely to mediate it. This exploratory study aimed to examine how child maltreatment may be associated with(More)
The purpose of this study was to determine risk and protective factors for adult psychiatric disorders in very low birth weight (VLBW, birth weight <1,501 g) survivors. 79 of 154 (51%) VLBW subjects recruited at birth were assessed in early adulthood (24-27 years). Participants were screened for a psychiatric disorder; those elevated were invited to attend(More)
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