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Actigraphy and Sleep/Wake Diaries  

Rosemary S.C. Horne and Sarah N. Biggs

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Nov 2013
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Dec 2013
Although polysomnography is the gold standard for recording sleep, the use of actigraphy in conjunction with a sleep diary is now common in the study of sleep/wake patterns in infants, ... More

Adaptations of Psychotherapy for Psychopathology During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period  

Lisa S. Segre, Michael W. O'Hara, and Elena Perkhounkova

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Apr 2016
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Jul 2014
Women experiencing depressive symptoms often do not seek timely treatment from a mental health professional. This review focuses specifically on adapted approaches and tailored ... More

Addressing the Consequences of Concentrated Adversity on Child and Adolescent Mental Health  

Theresa S. Betancourt and William R. Beardslee

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May 2012
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Sep 2012
We concentrate on the psychosocial and developmental consequences of major life adversity on child and family mental health, with particular attention to regions affected by communal ... More

Adolescent Civic Development Across Cultures  

Constance Flanagan, Cynthia Lin, Helyn Luisi-Mills, Allison Sambo, and Ming Hu

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Apr 2015
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Oct 2014
Two cultural frames (the nation-state and groupways) as lenses for understanding adolescent civic development are explored. The authors argue that distinct cultural models of citizenship ... More

Adolescent Parenting: Risk and Protective Factors in the Context of Poverty  

Josefina M. Grau, Kathryn S. Wilson, Erin N. Smith, Patricia Castellanos, and Petra A. Duran

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May 2012
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Sep 2012
Adolescent birthrates in the United States are much higher than those in other developed countries, and the majority of adolescents who become mothers come from impoverished backgrounds. ... More

Adolescent Risk and Resiliences Across Cultures  

Marcela Raffaelli and Maria Iturbide

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Apr 2015
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Sep 2014
This chapter examines adolescent risk and resilience across cultures. It provides an overview of resilience theory and identifies constructs applicable to the study of adolescence as a ... More

Adolescents, Social Class, and Counseling  

Matthew A. Diemer and Brooke A. Seyffert

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Mar 2013
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May 2013
This chapter critically reviews the relations between social class and how youth resolve developmental tasks in the opportunity structure—school engagement, the postsecondary transition, and career ... More

Adoption: Forms, Functions, and Preferences  

Anthony A. Volk

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May 2011
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Nov 2012
A significant body of literature has examined human families from an evolutionary perspective. Another significant body of literature has examined adoptive families. Unfortunately, these ... More

Adult Development in Japan and the United States: Comparing Theories and Findings About Growth, Maturity, and Well-Being  

Carol D. Ryff, Jennifer Morozink Boylan, Christopher L. Coe, Mayumi Karasawa, Norito Kawakami, Shinobu Kitayama, Chiemi Kan, Gayle D. Love, Cynthia S. Levine, Hazel R. Markus, Yuri Miyamoto, Jun Nakahara, and Jiyoung Park

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Apr 2015
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Oct 2014
This chapter examines early conceptual formulations of adult development in the U.S. and contrasts them with notably different conceptions of aging in Japan. Empirical research in both ... More

Affect, Motivation, Working Memory, and Mathematics  

Alex M. Moore, Nathan O. Rudig, and Mark H. Ashcraft

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Jul 2015
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Mar 2014
This article reviews the topics of affect, motivation, working memory, and their relationships to mathematics learning and performance. The underlying factors of interest, motivation, ... More

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