Executive control and dimensions of problem behaviors in preschool children.

  title={Executive control and dimensions of problem behaviors in preschool children.},
  author={K. Espy and Tiffany D. Sheffield and S. Wiebe and C. Clark and Matthew J. Moehr},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  volume={52 1},
  • K. Espy, Tiffany D. Sheffield, +2 authors Matthew J. Moehr
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines
  • BACKGROUND Despite the widespread recognition of the importance of executive control (EC) in externalizing psychopathology, the relation between EC and problem behavior has not been well characterized, particularly in typically developing preschoolers. METHOD Using the sample, battery of laboratory tasks, and latent variable modeling methods described in Wiebe, Espy, and Charak (2008), systematic latent dimensions of parent-rated problem behavior, measured by integrating scales from… CONTINUE READING
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