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Autonomic nervous system coordination moderates links of interparental conflict with adolescent externalizing behaviors
Contributor:McKernan, Charlotte J.
Although negative interparental conflict predicts elevated externalizing problems for children, there are individual differences in this association. Theoretically, children's abilities to coordinate physiological stress ...
Adverse childhood experiences and allostatic load in adolescence and emerging adulthood
Contributor:French, Kate M.
Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), which include experiences of abuse, neglect, and household dysfunction, have been shown to be associated with increased occurrence of a number of diseases and risk behaviors in later ...
Does mindfulness moderate the association between interparental conflict and depressive symptoms in adolescents?
The main goal of this study was to examine the interactions between perceived interparental conflict dimensions (i.e., threat, conflict property, and self-blame) and trait mindfulness in relation to depressive symptoms ...
Role of developmental trauma in disordered eating and excess body weight in adolescence, The
Psychological trauma and the human response to trauma have been characterized as one of the most important threats to public health. Developmental trauma, referring to traumatic events experienced during childhood and/or ...
Investigating links between family factors and adolescent authenticity
Contributor:Siler, Katherine Lovisa
This study used Kernis and Goldman's (2006) conceptualization of authenticity to examine family level factors associated with adolescent authenticity. Previous research has indicated that adolescence is an important ...
Evaluation of Speak Up! : a sexual violence prevention program for middle school youth
Contributor:Cornelis, Hope M.
Sexual violence (SV) is a pervasive crime that disproportionately affects young people. Despite the need for SV prevention initiatives with young adolescents, a majority of documented efforts to understand and prevent SV ...
Parent and peer influences : their role in predicting adolescent moral values and delinquent behavior
Contributor:Thomas, April M.
Given the alarming number of juvenile arrests in recent years (Puzzanchera, 2009), as well as the appreciation that outcomes of deviant or delinquent activity are often of serious consequence to both the youth and to ...
Sensation seeking and impulsivity in relation to youth decision making about risk behavior : mindfulness training to improve self-regulatory skills
Contributor:Johansen, Samantha van Limbeek
The goal of this study is to examine the effects of a mindfulness intervention on at-risk adolescents' decision-making about risk behavior. Significant research shows that during adolescence individuals are at higher risk ...