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Executive Functions in Preschool Children with Aggressive Behavior: Impairments in Inhibitory Control
The question whether executive function (EF) deficits in children are associated with conduct problems remains controversial. Although the origins of aggressive behavior are to be found in earlyExpand
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Salivary cortisol and cardiovascular activity during stress in oppositional-defiant disorder boys and normal controls
BACKGROUND Arousal-regulating mechanisms are important in explaining individual differences in antisocial behavior. METHODS Alterations in salivary cortisol concentration and cardiovascularExpand
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Reactive and proactive aggression in children A review of theory, findings and the relevance for child and adolescent psychiatry
The clinical population of aggressive children diagnosed as having an oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) or a conduct disorder (CD) is heterogeneous, both with respect to behaviour and aetiology.Expand
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Effectiveness of the Incredible Years parent training to modify disruptive and prosocial child behavior: a meta-analytic review.
The present meta-analytic review examined effectiveness of the Incredible Years parent training (IYPT) regarding disruptive and prosocial child behavior, and aimed to explain variability inExpand
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Stress responsivity in children with externalizing behavior disorders.
Patterns of lower autonomic nervous system (ANS) and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis activity have been found in children with oppositional defiant disorder (ODD). The aim of the presentExpand
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Executive Functions in Preschool Children with Externalizing Behavior Problems: A Meta-Analysis
Deficits in executive functions (EF) have been found in school-age children and adolescents with externalizing behavior disorders. Present meta-analysis was carried out to determine whether these EFExpand
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Verbal, Facial and Autonomic Responses to Empathy-Eliciting Film Clips by Disruptive Male Adolescents with High Versus Low Callous-Unemotional Traits
This study examined empathy-related responding in male adolescents with disruptive behavior disorder (DBD), high or low on callous-unemotional (CU) traits. Facial electromyographic (EMG) and heartExpand
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The distinction between reactive and proactive aggression: Utility for theory, diagnosis and treatment?
For theoretical, practical, and research purposes, aggression is often subdivided into subtypes. A frequently used distinction is that between reactive and proactive aggression. Reactively aggressiveExpand
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Executive function deficits in preschool children with ADHD and DBD.
BACKGROUND  Impairments in executive functions (EF) are consistently associated with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and to a lesser extent, with disruptive behavior disorder (DBD),Expand
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Executive functioning in children: a comparison of hospitalised ODD and ODD/ADHD children and normal controls.
BACKGROUND Deficits in executive functioning are supposed to have a predisposing influence on impulsive or aggressive behaviour. We tested the hypothesis that oppositional-defiant disorder (ODD)Expand
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