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A dispositional and situational assessment of children's coping: testing alternative models of coping.
Dispositional and situational measures of children's coping were developed using a theoretically based approach. Two studies (N1 = 217; N2 = 303) assessed the psychometric characteristics of theseExpand
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Preliminary development of a scale of social support: Studies on college students
Growing research interest in social support underscores the need for reliable and valid measures of this concept. It is argued that measures that assess what indivMuals actually do by way ofExpand
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The family bereavement program: efficacy evaluation of a theory-based prevention program for parentally bereaved children and adolescents.
This article presents an experimental evaluation of the Family Bereavement Program (FBP), a 2-component group intervention for parentally bereaved children ages 8-16. The program involved separateExpand
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Coping, stress, and the psychological symptoms of children of divorce: a cross-sectional and longitudinal study.
The authors conducted a cross-sectional and prospective longitudinal study of stress, coping, and psychological symptoms in children of divorce. The sample consisted of 258 children (mean age = 10.1;Expand
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Standards of Evidence for Efficacy, Effectiveness, and Scale-up Research in Prevention Science: Next Generation
A decade ago, the Society of Prevention Research (SPR) endorsed a set of standards for evidence related to research on prevention interventions. These standards (Flay et al., Prevention ScienceExpand
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Putting the Pieces Together: An Integrated Model of Program Implementation
Considerable evidence indicates that variability in implementation of prevention programs is related to the outcomes achieved by these programs. However, while implementation has been conceptualizedExpand
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Coping efficacy and psychological problems of children of divorce.
Three models of the relations of coping efficacy, coping, and psychological problems of children of divorce were investigated. A structural equation model using cross-sectional data of 356 nine- toExpand
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Promoting and protecting youth mental health through evidence-based prevention and treatment.
For decades, empirically tested youth interventions have prevented dysfunction by addressing risk and ameliorated dysfunction through treatment. The authors propose linking prevention and treatmentExpand
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Quality and Ecology of Adversity as Common Mechanisms of Risk and Resilience
  • I. Sandler
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • American journal of community psychology
  • 1 February 2001
This paper proposes common mechanisms to explain the effects of adversities and of resources that promote resilience. Adversities threaten the satisfaction of basic human needs and the acquisitionsExpand
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Linking empirically based theory and evaluation: The family bereavement program
ConclusionWe have illustrated how our “small theory” (Lipsey, 1990) of bereavement guided the development and evaluation of a preventive intervention for bereaved children. Our small theory, based onExpand
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