Executive functions in adolescents with spina bifida: relations with autonomy development and parental intrusiveness.

@article{Tuminello2012ExecutiveFI,
  title={Executive functions in adolescents with spina bifida: relations with autonomy development and parental intrusiveness.},
  author={Elizabeth R. Tuminello and Grayson N. Holmbeck and Rick Olson},
  journal={Child neuropsychology : a journal on normal and abnormal development in childhood and adolescence},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={105-24}
}
The current study was part of a larger longitudinal investigation and examined the relation of parent-report and performance measures of executive functioning (EF) with measures of behavioral and emotional autonomy and parental intrusiveness in adolescents with and without spina bifida (SB; n=65 in a comparison sample and 61 in an SB sample; M age=14.55, SD=0.63). For both groups, higher levels of parent-reported EF problems predicted higher levels of observed child dependency and lower levels… CONTINUE READING