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  • J W Lerner
  • 1989
Child psychiatrists and other mental health professionals play a key role in recognizing, diagnosing, and planning treatment for children and adolescents with learning disabilities. A review of educational issues related to diagnosis and educational interventions for the preschooler, elementary school child, and adolescent is presented.
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OBJECTIVE To examine the relations of the family environment to adjustment to juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA), and to examine how those relations are influenced by child sex and age. METHOD Ninety-four children with JRA completed a questionnaire on family environment and adjustment. RESULTS Family cohesion was related to good adjustment, whereas(More)
214 Background: While caring for patients with metastatic cancer can be emotional, relationships between the emotions of oncologists and their patients have not been examined. As patients and oncologists read emotional cues in encounters, emotions of one or both may impact the other. We explored associations between dispositional affect, tendencies to(More)
Special education in Russia is undergoing major change. It is shifting from a system that was first established under the Soviet communist regime over 70 years ago to one that reflects a more humanistic view of children with disabilities. To describe special education in Russia, this article (a) explains the background information on the formation of a(More)
9 Background: Oncologist-patient end-of-life (EOL) discussions are associated with less aggressive care at EOL. Prior research on EOL discussions has not explored the role of oncologists' dispositional affect, trait patterns of emotional responses. Affect could possibly facilitate or hinder broaching difficult EOL topics. We examined associations between(More)
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