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Golden, Zarabeth L.; Golden, Charles J. – Psychology in the Schools, 2002
Investigates the performance of children with learning, psychiatric, and attentional disabilities on the Stroop Color and Word Test. Results indicated clear differences between groups, with the learning disabled (LD) and the psychiatric/attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) groups generating unique profiles. Children with LD showed…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Children, Elementary Education, Emotional Disturbances
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Kaufman, Alan S.; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1979
This study compared the factor structure of parents' and teachers' ratings of children's behavior problems. Data were analyzed for a heterogeneous group of 194 emotionally disturbed boys and girls aged 3-13 years. Three factors emerged based on parents' ratings, and highly similar factors were obtained from teachers' ratings. (Author)
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Children, Elementary Education, Emotional Disturbances
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Schwartz, Neil H.; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1997
Investigates teachers' roles in erroneous referrals of children with suspected emotional disturbance. Teachers viewed two video tapes of two elementary-age students and rated the children on several child characteristics. Results revealed that the locus of control and self-esteem of teachers, along with other factors, can predict teachers'…
Descriptors: Children, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Emotional Disturbances
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Stern, Robert; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1991
Explored the hypothesis that there is a greater frequency of children of alcoholics in special classes for Emotional/Behavioral Disordered (ED) and Learning-Disabled (LD) children. Children of alcoholics were not overrepresented in any diagnostic categories, however significant differences were noted in the relationship of marital status and…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Behavior Disorders, Children, Elementary Education
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Goh, David S. – Psychology in the Schools, 1997
Examines whether the criterion-related validity of the Devereux Behavior Rating Scales--School Form (DSF) can be generalized to racial/ethnic subpopulations. Results based on 267 children support the DSF's utility in screening for serious emotional disturbance. Findings suggest its criterion related validity are generalizable to Caucasian, African…
Descriptors: Behavior Rating Scales, Children, Concurrent Validity, Cultural Pluralism
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Harris, Walter J.; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1978
Children in grades one through three in a rural Maine school (N=99) were administered the Early School Personality Questionnaire (ESPQ). "T" tests were used to compare differences in ESPQ factors between children selected as emotionally handicapped by their teachers, and those not selected. Differences were found on three factors.…
Descriptors: Children, Elementary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Evaluation