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By Jacob O. Sines (auth.), Benjamin B. Lahey, Alan E. Kazdin (eds.)

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ISBN-13: 9781461398264

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Advances in scientific baby Psychology is a serial ebook designed to compile unique summaries of crucial new increase­ ments within the box of scientific psychology and its comparable disciplines. every one bankruptcy is written via a key determine in an cutting edge quarter of analysis or by means of someone who's quite good certified to touch upon a subject of significant modern significance. those chapters supply handy, concise explorations of empirical and scientific advances within the fields of medical baby psychology, baby psychiatry, and comparable disciplines. The bankruptcy subject matters are selected through the editors and are according to sug­ gestions through the advisory editors, unsolicited feedback supplied via colleagues, and all of our analyzing of the newest released empirical and theoretical works. They replicate our collective notion of the major tendencies within the box of medical baby psychology. The contents of quantity 10 mirror a number of issues. chapters specialise in diverse elements of the kid's kinfolk: the house and family members setting linked to formative years psychopathology and the features of oldsters whose parenting has develop into twisted into the abuse or forget in their personal young children. the foremost subject matters of aggression and stealing are handled in chapters, and 5 chapters care for the diversity of subject matters that have been previously below the umbrella inspiration of minimum mind dysfunction.

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Suggest "that regardless of genetic background, improved social conditions are likely to lead to a reduction of criminal behavior" (p. 893). Sines (1983) used the Aggression scale of the MCBC-P to assess children's aggressive behavior and the HEQ to measure several dimensions of children's family environments. 01 Note. From "Home Environment Questionnaire: Manual for Administration and Scoring" by J. O. Sines. Copyright 1983 by Psychological Assessment and Services, Iowa City, Iowa. Reprinted by permission.

01) 30 JACOB O. 25). In brief overview, these correlations indicate that higher levels of depressive symptoms are found among children from homes perceived by them to be unstable, unfriendly, tense, and without a dependable and predictable guiding set of socially valued principles. Children with more depressive symptoms report their families to be characterized by conflict and by an inhibiting, controlling climate. These perceived attributes of family settings that are correlated with depression in children are highly similar to the general impressions of the families of depressed children that have been presented by Connell (1972), Cytryn and McKnew (1972), and Poznanski and Zrull (1970).

Puig-Antich et al. (1984a) matched the SES of a normal group with that of their endogenously depressed children and so of course those two groups did not differ. The depressed children came from lower SES families than the nondepressed neurotic children, however. In the INFLUENCE OF THE HOME AND FAMILY ENVIRONMENT 29 Kovacs et al. study of consecutive psychiatric referrals, an equally high proportion of the depressed and nondepressed children came from low SES families. The high prevalence of low SES families in the depressed group of children did not set it apart from the comparison group.

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