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Biopsychosocial Predictors of Conduct Problems in Adolescents with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Research has consistently found an association between prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) and the development of conduct problems (CP); however, there are numerous biopsychosocial risk factors that often co-occur with PAE and ...
Disengagement, Shifting and Engagement of Attention in Children And Adolescents With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
The present study examined the disengaging, shifting, and engaging abilities of children and adolescents with ASD compared to age- and cognitive ability-matched typically developing (TD) peers. Previous research has found ...
Toward a Strength-Based Approach to Risk Assessments: An Examination of the Measurement and Clinical Use of Information about Youth Strengths
This dissertation consists of three studies concerning the measurement and clinical use of youth strengths in assessments of adolescents’ risk to reoffend. The first chapter provides a review of the theoretical frameworks ...
Personal Strengths and Their Influence on Mental Health and Academic Outcomes
Building personal strengths is an inherent part of typical development. Existing research attests to the protective effects of key strengths, such as self-esteem, family connectedness, and positive peer relationships among ...
Theory of Mind, Language, Cognition, and Symptoms of Autism in Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Abstract The purpose of the current study was to explore the development of theory of mind (ToM) as measured by the Reading the Mind in the Eyes Test-Children (RMET-C) in youth with autism, and to determine evidence for ...
Clinician Factors Related to the Delivery of Psychotherapy for Youth with Autism and ADHD
Children and adolescents with autism are far more likely than children without autism to experience co-occurring mental health problems such as anxiety or depression. Though evidence-based psychotherapy that addresses ...