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Neuropsychological Characteristics of Adolescents With Conduct Disorder: Association With Attention-Deficit–Hyperactivity and Aggression
TLDR
The study confirms with a sample of CD adolescents the association between verbal deficits and antisocial behavior when socioeconomic status is controlled and demonstrates that CD per se can be a sufficient condition for such deficits.
Cognitive and familial contributions to conduct disorder in children.
TLDR
Findings indicate that children with CD and ADHD symptoms are especially at risk for persistent antisocial behaviour and highlight the importance of treatment programs that cover both cognitive and familial aspects associated with CD.
Persistence of Problematic Sexual Behaviors in Children
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When age was controlled, greater exposure to sexualized behaviors in the family proved both a correlate and a predictor of PSB persistence in children 12 months later.
Externalizing problems and problematic sexual behaviors: same etiology?
TLDR
Results suggested that family environment and maltreatment subtypes had partially different impacts on PSB and EP.
Adolescents’ perceptions of the quality of interpersonal relationships and eating disorder symptom severity: The mediating role of low self-esteem and negative mood
TLDR
Considering that a high level of perceived alienation in the relationship with one’s mother and peers appears to be associated with more severe ED symptoms through its impact on self-esteem and mood, improvements in the quality of these interactions are likely to be an effective target of intervention among adolescents.
The Role of Depression and Dissociation in the Link Between Childhood Sexual Abuse and Later Parental Practices
TLDR
Results from multiple hierarchical regressions pointed to dissociative symptoms as the key predictor of parental practices and attitudes, which mediated the association between childhood maltreatment and inconsistency in applying discipline.
Frequency of Mental Health Disorders in a Sample of Elementary School Students Receiving Special Educational Services for Behavioural Difficulties
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The results suggest that among students receiving special educational services for behavioural difficulties, a large proportion may have difficulties severe enough to meet the criteria for at least one DSM-IV disruptive behaviour disorder.
[What Are the Individual, Family, and Social Characteristics Differentiating Prepubertal from Pubertal Anorexia Nervosa?]
TLDR
Cette etude vise a distinguer l’anorexie mentale prepubere et pubere sur le plan des caracteristiques individuelles, familiales and sociales associees a l”anorexia mentale”.
Characteristics of Sexually Abused Children and Their Nonoffending Mothers Followed by Child Welfare Services: The Role of a Maternal History of Child Sexual Abuse
TLDR
Multivariate analyses indicated that mothers reporting child sexual abuse were more likely to report more other maltreatments in their childhood and greater prevalence of lifetime history of alcohol abuse disorders, dysthymia, and panic disorder compared with mothers who had not experienced CSA.
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