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Understanding Attention and Intermodal Processing Difficulties in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Problems with social orienting, attention, and intermodal processing (IMP) involving social events are considered to be important deficits in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The present study aimed to better ...
Engaging Caregivers in the Service of Their Child's Mental Health: An Examination of Emotion-Focused Family Therapy and the Adult Attachment Interview
This study examined the effectiveness of brief Emotion-Focused Family Therapy (EFFT), a transdiagnostic intervention that combines psycho-education and experiential exercises to empower parents to support their childs ...
Revisiting the Concept of Adaptive Familial Roles and Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA): Forty Years Later
The term adult children of alcoholics (ACOAs) refers to adults who have grown up in a home with at least one alcoholic parent. ACOAs have often been studied as a homogenous group without examining type of family dysfunction. ...
Perceptions of Mock and Intentional Dating Aggression in Adolescent Males and Females
Self-reports of adolescent physical dating aggression indicate that females perpetrate at equal to or higher rates than males. Before assuming females are more aggressive in their dating relationships, it is necessary to ...
The Influence of Emotion Regulation on Well-Being, Internalizing Symptoms, and Disordered Eating Among Emerging Adults
Emerging adulthood is a key period for the development of ER, which may set individuals on lifelong trajectories of mental health. Therefore, it is important to understand what components of ER are associated with adaptive ...
Parenting Styles in Immigrant, Multigenerational Chinese Canadian Families
Chinese Canadian (CC) families are increasingly living in multi-generational households, often with grandparents who assist in child caregiving. CC families experience multiple changes both prior to and after resettlement ...