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Diagnostic Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Cross-Disciplinary Analysis
To date, there are no known biological markers to diagnose Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Thus, diagnosis generally relies on behavioural assessment and considerable clinical judgement. Currently, very little is known ...
Children's Coping with Needle-Related Procedures: Parent and Child Concurrent and Longitudinal Predictors
Coping with needle-related procedures during childhood is a complex and dynamic process that must be viewed in the context of the parent as well as the childs stage of development. This dissertation consists of three studies ...
The Experience of Mindfulness for Children with Autism: An Examination of Self-Report and Electrodermal Response
Little is known about how children with autism respond to mindfulness activities within cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). As many children with autism also struggle to report their emotional experience, this study ...
Technology and Caregiver-Child Interaction: The Effects of Parental Mobile Device Use on Infants
Despite the increasing prevalence of mobile devices in social settings, little is known about their effect on caregiver-child relationships. This study examines what happens when a caregiver becomes engrossed with a mobile ...
The Role of Alexithymia in Trauma Therapy Outcome: Examining Improvements in PTSD, Dissociation, and Interpersonal Problems
Alexithymia is a personality trait that reflects deficits in the cognitive processing and regulation of emotion (Taylor & Bagby, 2012). It has been closely linked to childhood trauma and reported by individuals presenting ...