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Resilience, a construct defined as competence in the face of significant adversity, was examined among adolescents using both self-report and parental data. Participants were 43, 16 to 19 year old high school students currently enrolled in an elective psychology class. Self-efficacy, perceptions of control, response to stress, persistence and coping(More)
Fecal soiling is a common complaint among school-age children. The fecal soiling is often accompanied by chronic constipation and so-called "idiopathic," "functional," or "psychogenic" megacolon, the cause of which is undetermined. The records of all children presenting to a pediatric gastroenterology clinic between 1981 and 1990 with difficult defecation(More)
We assessed the potential relationship between personality disorder (PD) clusters, as assessed by the SCID-II, and temperamental traits assessed by the Tridimensional Personality Questionnaire (TPQ) among a well-characterized, unmedicated cohort of outpatients with major depressive disorder (MDD). The TPQ and SCID-II were administered to 263 depressed(More)
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