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Learning, School Performance, and Children with Asthma
Children with asthma may be at risk for decreased school functioning due to acute exacerbations, increased absenteeism, iatrogenic effects of their asthma medication, and the stress associated with aExpand
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Treatment of traumagenic beliefs among sexually abused girls and their mothers: An evaluation study
The objective of this study was to evaluate and compare the efficacy of two short-term individual therapy interventions for sexually abused girls and their nonoffending female caretakers. Thirty-twoExpand
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Predicting symptomatology and self-blame among child sex abuse victims.
Fifty-six sexually-abused girls and their nonoffending female caretakers from primarily low-income. African American families were comprehensively assessed in order to determine factors related toExpand
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Home-based asthma education of young low-income children and their families.
OBJECTIVE To conduct a controlled trial of a home-based education program for low-income caregivers of young children with asthma. METHODS Participants were randomized to treatment-eight weeklyExpand
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Attribution Retraining with Sexually Abused Children: Review of Techniques
Clinicians increasingly use empirically based cognitive-behavioral techniques in their treatment of child victims of sexual abuse. Attribution retraining is often a primary component of this work,Expand
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Barriers to Asthma Management Among Urban Families: Caregiver and Child Perspectives
Objective. Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood. Those particularly affected are young, poor, African American children. Moreover, rates of emergency department visits,Expand
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Caregiver depressive symptoms and observed family interaction in low-income children with persistent asthma.
This study examined the relationship between caregiver depressive symptoms and observed parenting behaviors and family processes during interactions among 101 urban, low-income Africtan AmericanExpand
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Effects of STARBRIGHT World on Knowledge, Social Support, and Coping in Hospitalized Children With Sickle Cell Disease and Asthma
STARBRIGHT World is an innovative computer network for hospitalized children that provides interactive health education as well as opportunities to meet online with children in other hospitals. FiftyExpand
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A Home Visiting Asthma Education Program: Challenges to Program Implementation
This study describes the implementation of a nurse home visiting asthma education program for low-income African American families of young children with asthma. Of 55 families, 71% completed theExpand
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