Entry behavior and emotion regulation abilities of developmentally delayed boys.

  title={Entry behavior and emotion regulation abilities of developmentally delayed boys.},
  author={Beverly J. Wilson},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  volume={35 1},
  • B. Wilson
  • Published 1999
  • Psychology
  • Developmental psychology
This study investigated the social deficits of developmentally delayed children. Participants were 48 five-year-old to eight-year-old boys. Delayed children (n = 20) were compared with nondelayed children of similar chronological age (CA nondelayed; n = 20) and of similar mental age (n = 8). The behavior and emotion regulation strategies of participants were assessed in an analogue entry situation. Delayed children were just as able as nondelayed children to understand the play themes of others… 

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