Learning Disabilities and Anxiety: A Meta-Analysis

@article{Nelson2011LearningDA,
  title={Learning Disabilities and Anxiety: A Meta-Analysis},
  author={Jason M Nelson and Hannah Harwood},
  journal={Journal of Learning Disabilities},
  year={2011},
  volume={44},
  pages={17 - 3}
}
This article presents the results of a meta-analysis of the empirical literature on anxious symptomatology among school-aged students with learning disabilities (LD) in comparison to their non-LD peers. Fifty-eight studies met inclusion criteria. Results indicate that students with LD had higher mean scores on measures of anxiety than did non-LD students. The overall effect size was statistically significant and medium in magnitude (d = .61) although substantial heterogeneity of results was… Expand

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