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This study assessed the efficacy of a 5-week, intensive working memory training program for 52 children and adolescents (ages 7-17) who had Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and other comorbid diagnoses. This study provided a treatment replication since the waitlist control group also completed training and was included in the follow-up data(More)
Seventy-six college students reported intrusive thoughts and impulses on a checklist. These students also completed questionnaires assessing depression, trait anxiety and perceived guilt. Results indicated for this normal population that intrusive thoughts were more distressful, more difficult to dismiss and occur with a greater variety of content compared(More)
This study examined the concordance of third- and sixth-grade distressed and nondistressed children's self-reports of the occurrence and perceived impact of life events that had occurred during the preceding 12 months with their mothers' perceptions. The study also examined whether maternal self-reports of dysphoria affects concordance between mother/child(More)
This study investigated current uses of the Children's Depression Inventory (CDI), a frequently cited self-report measure for children's depressive symptomatology. Recently published studies of "childhood depression" were reviewed: Half of them used the CDI. Of these studies, 68% did not use a clinical or structured interview to determine diagnostic status.(More)
Thirty 6- to 9-year-old boys were rated by their mothers and teachers as being pervasively hyperactive, situationally hyperactive, or not hyperactive at home or school. Maternal characteristics and perceptions of their children's behavior problems were collected. Children's global and molecular social skills were also assessed in a role-play format. Mothers(More)
The purpose of this study was to examine the validity of teachers' identification of problem children. Ninety-five third-grade children served as subjects. Teachers nominated children as a conduct problem, withdrawal problem, or normal, resulting in 16, 14 and 65 children being assigned to the three groups. Behavioral observation, peer sociometric ratings,(More)
  • S J Beck, C A Hanson, Benninger, S Bennett, Holmes, Buckley
  • 2014
training improve impaired working memory, cognition and psychological health? (2010).A controlled trial of working memory training for children and adolescents with ADHD. (2011). Preliminary evidence that allelic variation in the LMX1A gene influences training-related working memory improvement. (2013). Computerized memory training leads to sustained(More)
  • S J Beck, C A Hanson, Benninger, S Bennett, Holmes, Buckley +10 others
  • 2013
(2010).A controlled trial of working memory training for children and adolescents with ADHD. (2011). Preliminary evidence that allelic variation in the LMX1A gene influences training-related working memory improvement. (2013). Computerized memory training leads to sustained improvement in visuo-spatial short term memory skills in children with Down(More)