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Clarizio, Harvey F. – Psychology in the Schools, 1991
Reviews the current research and clinical views on obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in school-age youth which, although not a high prevalence problem, is a greatly underrecognized condition. Discussion focuses on differentiation from normality and related psychopathological disorders, biological and psychological factors in etiology, school…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Disorders, Children, Clinical Diagnosis
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Vance, Booney; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1987
Investigated stability of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised (WISC-R) intelligence quotient scores of 32 exceptional students over six-year interval. Used 20 learning disabled and 12 mentally disabled students aged 6 to 16. Test-retest findings indicated median reliability value of .74. Discusses implications for clinicians and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances
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Teeter, Anne; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1982
Compared nonhandicapped (NH), educationally disadvantaged (ED), and learning disabled (LD) Navajo children on intellectual dimensions measured by the WISC-R. The ED and LD group means were similar on verbal measures, but the LD group scores were lower than ED group scores on performance measures. (Author/RC)
Descriptors: Adolescents, American Indians, Children, Comparative Analysis
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Paget, Kathleen D. – Psychology in the Schools, 1982
Analyzed WISC-R profiles of 42 conduct problem children to generate hypotheses concerning the children's intellectual strengths and weaknesses. Used a variety of subtest groupings to interpret ability patterns. Findings revealed relative strengths in perceptual organization skills, and weaknesses in skills that involve sequencing, memory, and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Problems, Children, Cognitive Style
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Grossman, Fred M.; Johnson, Kathleen M. – Psychology in the Schools, 1982
Investigated capability of WISC-R Verbal Comprehension (VC), Perceptual Organization (PO), and Freedom from Distractibility (FD) factor scores to predict academic achievement as measured by the Wide Range Achievement Test (WRAT). Multivariate multiple regression analysis revealed FD and VC factors predict WRAT reading, spelling, and arithmetic…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Adolescents, Children
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Zarske, John A.; Moore, Clay L. – Psychology in the Schools, 1982
Recategorized Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (Revised) subtest scaled scores for 192 learning disabled Navajo Indian children according to the system recommended by Bannatyne (1974). Results indicated that, as a group, the subjects failed to demonstrate the Spatial/Conceptual/Sequential pattern predicted by Bannatyne. (Author)
Descriptors: Adolescents, American Indians, Children, Cognitive Ability
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Cotugno, Albert J. – Psychology in the Schools, 1980
Anorexia nervosa exists as a clinical entity with significant ego disturbances which appear as primary features. Noneating and accompanying weight loss are often secondary features of the disturbance. The psychoeducational approach is most valuable because it integrates the psychological view with educational goals. (Author)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Case Studies, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Client Relationship
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Swerdlik, Mark E.; Schweitzer, John – Psychology in the Schools, 1978
Compared two- and three-factor solutions for the 12 subtests of WISC and WISC-R for 164 black, white, and Latino children aged seven to 15 referred to school psychologists because of concerns about their intellectual ability. Factor structures of WISC and WISC-R for same group of subjects are similar. (Author)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Comparative Analysis, Elementary Secondary Education
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Hale, Robert L. – Psychology in the Schools, 1978
Study investigated efficacy of predicting academic achievement as measured by the WRAT, using Verbal and Performance scores of WISC-R as predictors. Both tests were given to 155 children referred for psychological evaluations. Performance IQ did not significantly predict academic achievement, and Verbal IQ significantly predicted only Reading and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Arithmetic, Children
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