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Cortisol and externalizing behavior in children and adolescents: mixed meta-analytic evidence for the inverse relation of basal cortisol and cortisol reactivity with externalizing behavior.
An inverse relation between cortisol (re)activity and externalizing behavior has been hypothesized, but research findings seem equivocal. We tested this hypo(re)activity hypothesis in twoExpand
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The normative development of child and adolescent problem behavior.
The aim of this study was to identify normative developmental trajectories of parent-reported problems assessed with the Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL; T. M. Achenbach, 1991) in a representativeExpand
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DSM-IV disorders in children with borderline to moderate intellectual disability. I: prevalence and impact.
  • M. Dekker, H. Koot
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of the American Academy of Child and…
  • 1 August 2003
OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence, comorbidity, and impact of DSM-IV disorders in 7- to 20-year-olds with intellectual disability. METHOD A total of 474 children (response 86.8%) were randomlyExpand
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The early childhood aggression curve: development of physical aggression in 10- to 50-month-old children.
This study examines the prevalence, stability, and development of physical aggression, as reported by mothers and fathers, in a sample of children initially recruited at 12, 24, and 36 monthsExpand
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Developmental trajectories of externalizing behaviors in childhood and adolescence.
This article describes the average and group-based developmental trajectories of aggression, opposition, property violations, and status violations using parent reports of externalizing behaviors onExpand
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Attachment-based intervention for enhancing sensitive discipline in mothers of 1- to 3-year-old children at risk for externalizing behavior problems: a randomized controlled trial.
The home-based intervention program Video-feedback Intervention to promote Positive Parenting and Sensitive Discipline (VIPP-SD) was tested in a randomized controlled trial with 237 families screenedExpand
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Quality of life measurement in children and adolescents: issues, instruments, and applications.
There is increasing interest in measuring quality of life (QL) in children and adolescents, but this interest has developed without careful attention given numerous important issues. Consequently,Expand
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Preschool developmental pathways to preadolescent internalizing and externalizing problems.
The present study investigated longitudinal pathways from specific early preschool behavioral problems (ages 2-3 years) to internalizing and externalizing problems in preadolescence (ages 10-11Expand
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Quality of life in children with psychiatric disorders: self-, parent, and clinician report.
OBJECTIVE To study the relationship between child psychiatric disorders and quality of life (QoL). METHOD In a sample of 310 children (ages 6-18 years) referred for psychiatric problems, children,Expand
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The reliability and validity of the COMFORT scale as a postoperative pain instrument in 0 to 3-year-old infants
Abstract The aim of this study was to test the reliability and validity of the COMFORT scale as a postoperative pain instrument for children aged 0–3 years. Subjects were 158 neonates and toddlersExpand
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