Understanding Girls Problem Behavior

Author: Margaret Kerr
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119996071
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Understanding Girls' Problem Behavior presents a collection of recent studies that are shaping our understanding of the development of problem behavior in girls. Most chapters feature longitudinal data and a focus on theory development.

Handbook Of Behavioral And Emotional Problems In Girls

Author: Debora Bell
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780306486746
Size: 44.40 MB
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The Handbook of Behavioral and Emotional Problems in Girls provides such an integrative conceptual framework in which to address such issues as: Mood and anxiety disorders. Eating and body image disorders.

Understanding And Addressing Girls Aggressive Behaviour Problems

Author: Debra Pepler
Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
ISBN: 1554588731
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A Focus on Relationships Debra Pepler, H. Bruce Ferguson. aggression and
physical aggression: A narrative analysis of interpersonal conflicts. Aggressive
Behavior, 28(5), 341–355. CHAPTER ELEVEN REDUCING RISK OF

Disruptive Behavior Disorders

Author: Patrick H. Tolan
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461475570
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Thus, the study of conduct problems and serious outcomes requires knowledge
of the age-normative problem behaviors and their course over time for boys and
girls, and why some children and youth deviate from these normative patterns. ...
There are several reasons why we understand relatively little about the
development of disruptive and delinquent behaviors (such as symptoms of
oppositionality, aggression, and theft) in girls versus boys and, therefore, have
limited ability to ...

Understanding Child Behavior Disorders

Author: Donna M. Gelfand
Publisher: Holt McDougal
ISBN: 9780030166181
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Schwarz (1979) estimates that the likelihood for boys to develop conduct
problems is four to eight times greater than for girls. Similarly, Rutter, Tizard, and
Whitmore (1970) found that teachers and parents reported that boys displayed
two to three times more lying, fighting, stealing, destructiveness, and bullying
than did girls. DSM-III-R lists the prevalence rate of conduct disorder as "common
," and it is estimated that one-third to three-quarters of all child referrals for
services include the ...

Girls At Risk

Author: Anna-Karin Andershed
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461441307
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Theories and research questions that derived from assumptions and knowledge
about male development and behavior were applied to females, often looking for
differences with reference to gender. Indeed, the bulk of research comparing
males and females is truly ... girls and women has increased dramatically over
the past decades, and different approaches to understanding female problem
behavior have emerged. For a long time, female behavior patterns were often
analyzed ...

Social Aggression Among Girls

Author: Marion K. Underwood
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781572308664
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That such behavior undermines our deepest-held assumptions about what it
means to be female might tempt us to pathologize all forms of girls' aggression
rather than to seek to understand why girls might engage in them. To speak ...
Researchers have investigated several types of concurrent problems associated
with perpetrating physical and social aggression: peer rejection, academic
maladjustment, and ...

Moving Into Adolescence

Author: Roberta G. Simmons
Publisher: AldineTransaction
ISBN: 0202367436
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exhibit high problem behavior earn a low teacher evaluation and demonstrate
greater opposite-sex popularity; among girls, such students also attain less
positive peer regard in general and rate themselves less favorably on looks but
more favorably on athletics; among boys, those who are behavior problems also
are the ones to earn lower GPAs. According to the correlations in Grade 7, both
boys and girls involved in problem behavior earn less high GPAs; girls are more
likely to be ...

Adolescents And Their Families

Author: Richard M. Lerner
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131784274X
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Compared to peers, they lacked achievement orientation, and sharply manifested
more externalizing problem behavior, including sexual acting-out. In general, the
girls were especially adversely affected. They were pessimistic, antisocial, lacked
general competence and cognitive motivation, and manifested internalizing
problem behavior. Type V boys and girls at age 4 years, and girls at age 9 years,
had manifested more total problem behavior than all other groups. Relative to
peers ...