Sara E. Goldstein

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OBJECTIVE The current study assessed preschool-age children's control attributions for weight and the relationship of these attributions to attitudes and behavioral intentions toward children of different body sizes. METHODS Forty-two children (mean age = 5.2 years) were interviewed about the adjectives they attributed to figures of different sizes, their(More)
The authors examined how relational aggression, physical aggression, and proactive prosocial behavior were associated with jealousy and social anxiety in a diverse sample of 60 middle school students. After the authors controlled for gender and race, jealousy predicted relational aggression and proactive prosocial behavior, but it did not predict physical(More)
This study examined longitudinal relations among adolescents' family relationships, peer relationships, and problem behavior. Participants were 1,357 African American and European American adolescents who were interviewed at 3 time points: 7th grade (mean age = 12.7 years), the summer after 8th grade (mean age = 14.2 years), and 11th grade (mean age = 17.1(More)
Student aggression in schools continues to be a problem. School-based programs are a critical part of the solution. In this article we review research on the development of aggressive behavior within a social-cognitive information-processing (SCIP) framework. Huesmann (1998) presented a "unified" SCIP model in an attempt to integrate extant models. This(More)
Adolescents' (N = 292) relational aggression and outcome expectancies for relational aggression in three different relationship contexts (acquaintanceship, friendship, and dating) were assessed. With respect to each type of relationship, adolescents were questioned about the emotional and dyadic consequences of relational aggression, and about whether the(More)
In a randomized double-blind study, the efficacy and safety of nomifensine and amitriptyline were compared in 33 geriatric patients with endogenous and reactive depression. Significant improvement was noted over the 4-week study period for all groups on the Clinical Global Impression, Hamilton, and Plutchik rating scales. There was significantly more(More)
In a four-week study, a comparison was made of oxazepam, flurazepam and chloral hydrate as hypnotic sedatives in 17 geriatric patients. Each drug was given alone for six nights, with a two-night placebo interval following each phase. Each patient completed an additional placebo phase (up to six nights) before each drug phase. The number of awakenings per(More)
Pre-menstrual tension has been studied intensively for many years. A review of relevant literature was undertaken to try to clarify the admixture of fact and fiction which has accumulated. The bulk of research noted has been done using self-reporting scales of physiological and psychological discomfort. This research has been criticized on methodological(More)
Social support protects individuals against adversity throughout the lifespan, and is especially salient during times of intense social change, such as during the transition to adulthood. Focusing on three relationship-specific sources of social support (family, friends, and romantic partners), the current study examined the stress-buffering function of(More)
This study was designed to assess the effectiveness and the safety of nylidrin HCL in the geriatric patient and mild to moderate symptoms of cognitive, emotional and physical impairment. Following a 3 week placebo washout, 60 patients received either nylidrin HCL or placebo for 12 weeks. Efficacy evaluations were made utilizing the Sandoz Clinical(More)
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