child behavior

Summary

Summary: Any observable response or action of a child from 24 months through 12 years of age. For neonates or children younger than 24 months, INFANT BEHAVIOR is available.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi A review of correlates of physical activity of children and adolescents
    J F Sallis
    Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University University of California, 92120, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 32:963-75. 2000
  2. ncbi Sedentary behaviour in youth
    Russell R Pate
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Br J Sports Med 45:906-13. 2011
  3. ncbi Tracking of sedentary behaviours of young people: a systematic review
    Stuart J H Biddle
    School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, UK
    Prev Med 51:345-51. 2010
  4. ncbi Associations between objectively measured habitual physical activity and adiposity in children and adolescents: Systematic review
    David Jiménez-Pavón
    Department of Health and Human Performance, Faculty of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences INEF, Technic University of Madrid, Spain
    Int J Pediatr Obes 5:3-18. 2010
  5. ncbi Relationships between media use, body fatness and physical activity in children and youth: a meta-analysis
    S J Marshall
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 7251, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1238-46. 2004
  6. pmc Prenatal polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) exposure and child behavior at age 6-7 years
    Frederica P Perera
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:921-6. 2012
  7. ncbi Sedentary behaviour and obesity development in children and adolescents
    Juan Pablo Rey-López
    HELENA Study Group, School of Health Sciences, University of Zaragoza, Edificio Cervantes, 2nd Floor, C Corona de Aragón 42, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:242-51. 2008
  8. ncbi Investigations of temperament at three to seven years: the Children's Behavior Questionnaire
    M K Rothbart
    Dept of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene 97403 1227, USA
    Child Dev 72:1394-408. 2001
  9. ncbi Behavioural and social correlates of sedentary time in young people
    E M F Van Sluijs
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Box 285, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge CB20QQ, UK
    Br J Sports Med 44:747-55. 2010
  10. pmc Test-retest reliability and construct validity of the ENERGY-child questionnaire on energy balance-related behaviours and their potential determinants: the ENERGY-project
    Amika S Singh
    VU University Medical Center, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Dpt, of Public and Occupational Health, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:136. 2011

Research Grants

  1. VULNERABILITY OF THE FETUS/INFANT TO PAH, PM2.5 AND ETS.
    Frederica Perera; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. BIOMARKERS OF GENETIC DAMAGE AND ANTIOXIDANT
    Frederica Perera; Fiscal Year: 2001
  3. Steroid Effects in Pediatric ALL Patients
    Elizabeth Soliday; Fiscal Year: 2002
  4. Dimensions of Early Stress and Child Welfare Involvement
    Philip Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2009
  5. INDIAN WELLNESS PREVENTIVE INTERVENTION PROJECT
    Philip Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2003
  6. EIFC: Outcomes Through Middle Childhood
    Philip Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2009
  7. Social Aggression: Precursors and Outcomes
    Marion Underwood; Fiscal Year: 2006
  8. Language/theory/food conception and eating behavior
    JULIE LUMENG; Fiscal Year: 2006
  9. Intervention to Prevent Onset of Smoking in Childhood
    Christine Jackson; Fiscal Year: 2008
  10. Classes and Stages of Adolescent Alcohol Involvement
    John Donovan; Fiscal Year: 2009

Detail Information

Publications293 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi A review of correlates of physical activity of children and adolescents
    J F Sallis
    Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University University of California, 92120, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 32:963-75. 2000
    ..Understanding the factors that influence physical activity can aid the design of more effective interventions. Previous reviews of correlates of youth physical activity have produced conflicting results...
  2. ncbi Sedentary behaviour in youth
    Russell R Pate
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Br J Sports Med 45:906-13. 2011
    ..Lower levels of sedentary behaviour were reported in children whose parents have rules/limitations on screen time...
  3. ncbi Tracking of sedentary behaviours of young people: a systematic review
    Stuart J H Biddle
    School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, UK
    Prev Med 51:345-51. 2010
    ..To review the empirical evidence concerning the strength of tracking of sedentary behaviours from childhood and adolescence...
  4. ncbi Associations between objectively measured habitual physical activity and adiposity in children and adolescents: Systematic review
    David Jiménez-Pavón
    Department of Health and Human Performance, Faculty of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences INEF, Technic University of Madrid, Spain
    Int J Pediatr Obes 5:3-18. 2010
    ..However, prospective longitudinal studies are warranted; there is a need for more research on younger children, and for more 'dose-response' evidence...
  5. ncbi Relationships between media use, body fatness and physical activity in children and youth: a meta-analysis
    S J Marshall
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 7251, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1238-46. 2004
    ..To review the empirical evidence of associations between television (TV) viewing, video/computer game use and (a) body fatness, and (b) physical activity...
  6. pmc Prenatal polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) exposure and child behavior at age 6-7 years
    Frederica P Perera
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:921-6. 2012
    ....
  7. ncbi Sedentary behaviour and obesity development in children and adolescents
    Juan Pablo Rey-López
    HELENA Study Group, School of Health Sciences, University of Zaragoza, Edificio Cervantes, 2nd Floor, C Corona de Aragón 42, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:242-51. 2008
    ..Mechanisms that explain the link between sedentariness and obesity are also discussed. Finally, future studies should take into account important mediators such as socioeconomic status and family structure...
  8. ncbi Investigations of temperament at three to seven years: the Children's Behavior Questionnaire
    M K Rothbart
    Dept of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene 97403 1227, USA
    Child Dev 72:1394-408. 2001
    ..The CBQ scales demonstrate adequate internal consistency, and may be used in studies requiring a highly differentiated yet integrated measure of temperament for children in this age range...
  9. ncbi Behavioural and social correlates of sedentary time in young people
    E M F Van Sluijs
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Box 285, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge CB20QQ, UK
    Br J Sports Med 44:747-55. 2010
    ..In this study, behavioural and social correlates of objectively measured sedentary time in young people were identified...
  10. pmc Test-retest reliability and construct validity of the ENERGY-child questionnaire on energy balance-related behaviours and their potential determinants: the ENERGY-project
    Amika S Singh
    VU University Medical Center, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Dpt, of Public and Occupational Health, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:136. 2011
    ..Therefore, reliable and valid tools to measure these variables in large-scale population research are needed...
  11. ncbi General parenting, childhood overweight and obesity-inducing behaviors: a review
    Ester F C Sleddens
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:e12-27. 2011
    ..These findings underline the importance of acknowledging interactions between general parenting and both child and parent characteristics, as well as behavior-specific parenting practices...
  12. pmc Prenatal bisphenol a exposure and child behavior in an inner-city cohort
    Frederica Perera
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1190-4. 2012
    ..However, there have been limited and inconclusive results with respect to sex-specific BPA effects on child behavior.
  13. ncbi Autistic traits in a population-based ADHD twin sample
    Angela M Reiersen
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110 1093, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:464-72. 2007
    ..This study assesses whether children with ADHD selected from the general twin population have elevated levels of autistic traits...
  14. pmc Childhood overweight: a contextual model and recommendations for future research
    K K Davison
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, 110 Henderson Building South, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Obes Rev 2:159-71. 2001
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  15. ncbi Association between child and adolescent television viewing and adult health: a longitudinal birth cohort study
    Robert J Hancox
    Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin New Zealand
    Lancet 364:257-62. 2004
    ..However, there have been no longitudinal studies of childhood viewing and adult health. We explored these associations in a birth cohort followed up to age 26 years...
  16. ncbi Total energy expenditure and physical activity in young Scottish children: mixed longitudinal study
    J J Reilly
    University of Glasgow Division of Developmental Medicine, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, G3 8SJ, Glasgow, UK
    Lancet 363:211-2. 2004
    ..Median time spent in moderate to vigorous physical activity represented only 2% of monitored hours at age 3 years (IQR 1-4) and 4% at age 5 years (2-6). Modern British children establish a sedentary lifestyle at an early age...
  17. pmc Effect of prenatal exposure to airborne polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons on neurodevelopment in the first 3 years of life among inner-city children
    Frederica P Perera
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1287-92. 2006
    ..Behavioral development was assessed by the Child Behavior Checklist...
  18. ncbi Television viewing and television in bedroom associated with overweight risk among low-income preschool children
    Barbara A Dennison
    Research Institute, Bassett Healthcare, Cooperstown, New York 13326, USA
    Pediatrics 109:1028-35. 2002
    ..Television (TV) viewing is associated with obesity among school-aged children, adolescents, and adults, but this relationship has not been evaluated in preschool-aged children...
  19. pmc Links between parents' and girls' television viewing behaviors: a longitudinal examination
    Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Behavior, State University of New York at Albany, Rensselaer, New York 12144, USA
    J Pediatr 147:436-42. 2005
    ..This longitudinal study examines links between parents' television (TV)-related parenting practices and their daughter's daily TV viewing hours...
  20. ncbi Development of short and very short forms of the Children's Behavior Questionnaire
    Samuel P Putnam
    Department of Psychology, Bowdoin College, ME 04011 8469, USA
    J Pers Assess 87:102-12. 2006
    ..Very short form scales demonstrated acceptable internal consistency for all samples, and confirmatory factor analyses indicated marginal fit of the very short form items to a three-factor model...
  21. ncbi Seasonal and socio-demographic determinants of school commuting
    Line A B Børrestad
    Institute of Public Health, Sport and Nutrition, University of Agder, Kristiansand, Norway
    Prev Med 52:133-5. 2011
    ..To report prevalence of commuting to school in Norway with regard to season, gender, parental education level, ethnicity and distance to school...
  22. ncbi Interventions that involve parents to improve children's weight-related nutrition intake and activity patterns - what nutrition and activity targets and behaviour change techniques are associated with intervention effectiveness?
    R K Golley
    CSIRO Food and Nutritional Sciences, The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Adelaide, Australia
    Obes Rev 12:114-30. 2011
    ..The review provides guidance for researchers to make informed decisions on how best to utilize resources in interventions to support and engage parents, and highlights a need for improvement in intervention content reporting practices...
  23. ncbi Parent influences on preschoolers' objectively assessed physical activity
    Melody Oliver
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Sci Med Sport 13:403-9. 2010
    ..More work in this field is needed to corroborate these findings, improve generalisability, and determine causality...
  24. ncbi Mediators of the relationship between maternal education and children's TV viewing
    Kylie Hesketh
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 33:41-7. 2007
    ..This study investigates whether family television environment mediates the relationship between maternal education and children's television viewing...
  25. ncbi Risk factors for childhood overweight: a prospective study from birth to 9.5 years
    W Stewart Agras
    Department of Psychiatry, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5733, USA
    J Pediatr 145:20-5. 2004
    ..To ascertain risk factors for the development of overweight in children at 9.5 years of age...
  26. ncbi Is parenting style related to children's healthy eating and physical activity in Latino families?
    Elva M Arredondo
    Center for Behavioral and Community Health Studies, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Health Educ Res 21:862-71. 2006
    ..Moreover, intervention researchers may want to encourage Latino parents to use less controlling styles with girls as this parenting style increased girls' risk for unhealthy eating...
  27. pmc Parenting and the decline of physical activity from age 9 to 15
    R H Bradley
    School of Social and Family Dynamics, Arizona State University, 951 S Cady Mall, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:33. 2011
    ..Information on the environmental factors implicated in this decline is limited. This study focuses on family factors associated with the rate of decline in objectively measured physical activity during middle childhood and adolescence...
  28. pmc Development and validation of a scale to measure Latino parenting strategies related to children's obesigenic behaviors. The parenting strategies for eating and activity scale (PEAS)
    Sandra E Larios
    SDSU UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, 6363 Alvarado Court, Suite 103, San Diego, CA 92120, United States
    Appetite 52:166-72. 2009
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  29. pmc The application of the preschool Child Behavior Checklist and the caregiver-teacher report form to Mainland Chinese children: syndrome structure, gender differences, country effects, and inter-informant agreement
    Jianghong Liu
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 39:251-64. 2011
    ..The Achenbach System of Empirically Based Assessment (ASEBA), which includes the Child Behavior Checklist/1.5-5 (CBCL/1...
  30. ncbi Evaluation of a kindergarten-based nutrition education intervention for pre-school children in China
    Chuanlai Hu
    School of Public Health, Anhui Medical University, 81 Mei Shan Road, Hefei 230032, Anhui, People s Republic of China
    Public Health Nutr 13:253-60. 2010
    ..To evaluate the impact of nutrition education in kindergartens and to promote healthy dietary habits in children...
  31. pmc "I'm on it 24/7 at the moment": a qualitative examination of multi-screen viewing behaviours among UK 10-11 year olds
    Russell Jago
    Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:85. 2011
    ..In this paper we used qualitative methods to assess the nature and extent of multiple forms of screen-viewing in UK children...
  32. ncbi Self-regulation and rapid weight gain in children from age 3 to 12 years
    Lori A Francis
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:297-302. 2009
    ..Self-regulation failure, or the inability to control an impulse or behavior, has been implicated as a mechanism in the development of overweight...
  33. ncbi Clustering of multiple lifestyle behaviours and its relationship with weight status and cardiorespiratory fitness in a sample of Flemish 11- to 12-year-olds
    Jan Seghers
    Department of Human Kinesiology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Public Health Nutr 13:1838-46. 2010
    ..The present study also investigated whether the identified groups could be characterised by gender and components of health-related physical fitness, especially weight status and cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF)...
  34. ncbi Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL),Youth Self-Report (YSR) and Teacher's Report Form(TRF): an overview of the development of the original and Brazilian versions
    Isabel A Bordin
    Departamento de Psiquiatria, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 29:13-28. 2013
    ..ASEBA) for school-age children includes three instruments for assessing emotional and/or behavioral problems: Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL), completed by parents, Youth Self-Report (YSR), completed by adolescents and Teacher's Report ..
  35. ncbi "If there wasn't the technology then I would probably be out everyday": a qualitative study of children's strategies to reduce their screen viewing
    Simon J Sebire
    School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, UK
    Prev Med 53:303-8. 2011
    ..To explore the views of British 10-11 year old children towards reducing their screen-viewing and their screen-viewing reduction strategies...
  36. pmc Family and home correlates of children's physical activity in a multi-ethnic population: the cross-sectional Child Heart and Health Study in England (CHASE)
    Alison M McMinn
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:11. 2011
    ..This paper investigates associations between family and home factors and childhood PA in a multi-ethnic population and explores whether associations differ between ethnic groups...
  37. pmc Correlates of objectively measured sedentary behavior in US preschool children
    Wonwoo Byun
    Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Pediatrics 128:937-45. 2011
    ..To identify correlates of objectively measured sedentary behavior in a diverse sample of preschool children...
  38. pmc Correlates of sedentary time and physical activity among preschool-aged children
    Diana H Dolinsky
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 8:A131. 2011
    ..We evaluated the demographic, biological, behavioral, social, and environmental correlates of the amount of sedentary time and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) as measured by accelerometry in preschool-aged children...
  39. ncbi Screen-viewing and the home TV environment: the European Youth Heart Study
    Russell Jago
    Department of Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Bristol, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS81TP, UK
    Prev Med 47:525-9. 2008
    ..Examine if home environmental factors are associated with screen-viewing...
  40. pmc Right anterior cingulate cortical thickness and bilateral striatal volume correlate with child behavior checklist aggressive behavior scores in healthy children
    Simon Ducharme
    McConnell Brain Imaging Centre, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, 3801 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Biol Psychiatry 70:283-90. 2011
    ..The anterior cingulate cortex (ACC), orbitofrontal cortex (OFC), and basal ganglia have been implicated in pathological aggression. This study aimed at identifying neuroanatomical correlates of impulsive aggression in healthy children...
  41. pmc Children's physical activity and screen time: qualitative comparison of views of parents of infants and preschool children
    Kylie D Hesketh
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood Victoria, 3125, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:152. 2012
    ..While parents are central to the development of behaviours in their young children, little is known about how parents view their role in shaping physical activity and screen time behaviours...
  42. ncbi Parent and child screen-viewing time and home media environment
    Russell Jago
    Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
    Am J Prev Med 43:150-8. 2012
    ..Data on the predictors of youth screen-viewing time is predominately from older children in North America. Parental and home media environment factors that are associated with screen-viewing time could be targeted in interventions...
  43. pmc For whom and under what circumstances do school-based energy balance behavior interventions work? Systematic review on moderators
    Mine Yildirim
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:e46-57. 2011
    ..Consequently, there is lack of insight into what interventions work for whom. Future studies should apply stronger methodology to test moderating effects of important potential target group segmentations...
  44. ncbi Continuity and discontinuity of behavioral inhibition and exuberance: psychophysiological and behavioral influences across the first four years of life
    N A Fox
    Department of Human Development, University of Maryland, College Park 20742, USA
    Child Dev 72:1-21. 2001
    ..A second group of infants, selected at 4 months of age for patterns of behavior thought to predict temperamental exuberance, displayed a high degree of continuity over time in these behaviors...
  45. ncbi Imitation in young children: when who gets copied is more important than what gets copied
    Mark Nielsen
    Early Cognitive Development Centre, School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Dev Psychol 47:1050-3. 2011
    ..Our results highlight the specialized skills for participating in cultural groups that have evolved in humans and provide insight into why finding such high fidelity copying in other animals has proven elusive...
  46. ncbi Comorbid ADHD and anxiety affect social skills group intervention treatment efficacy in children with autism spectrum disorders
    Kevin M Antshel
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 32:439-46. 2011
    ..To assess the influence of psychiatric comorbidity on social skill treatment outcomes for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs)...
  47. ncbi Interventions addressing general parenting to prevent or treat childhood obesity
    Sanne M P L Gerards
    Department of Health Promotion, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:e28-45. 2011
    ..These interventions provide evidence that the promotion of authoritative parenting is an effective strategy for the prevention and management of childhood obesity...
  48. pmc Just do it? Investigating the gap between prediction and action in toddlers' causal inferences
    Elizabeth Baraff Bonawitz
    University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Cognition 115:104-17. 2010
    ..This suggests that causal language may help children extend their initial causal representations beyond agent-initiated and direct contact events...
  49. ncbi Weight status, energy-balance behaviours and intentions in 9-12-year-old inner-city children
    W Jansen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hum Nutr Diet 23:85-96. 2010
    ..The present study aimed to provide these data and explore differences according to socio-demographic characteristics and weight status...
  50. pmc Striatal functional alteration during incentive anticipation in pediatric anxiety disorders
    Amanda E Guyer
    Department of Human and Community Development, Center for Mind and Brain, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 169:205-12. 2012
    ..The present study compares striatal function in healthy adolescents, adolescents with social phobia, and adolescents with generalized anxiety disorder...
  51. ncbi Relationship between child sleep disturbances and maternal sleep, mood, and parenting stress: a pilot study
    Lisa J Meltzer
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Fam Psychol 21:67-73. 2007
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  52. ncbi Systematic review of physical activity and health in the early years (aged 0-4 years)
    Brian W Timmons
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 37:773-92. 2012
    ..There was no serious inconsistency in any of the studies reviewed. This evidence can help to inform public health guidelines. (PROSPERO registration: CRD42011001243)...
  53. pmc Physical activity and sedentary activity patterns among children and adolescents: a latent class analysis approach
    Carrie D Patnode
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente, Portland, OR, USA
    J Phys Act Health 8:457-67. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify and describe unique classes of youth based on their participation in a variety of physical activity and sedentary behaviors...
  54. ncbi Longitudinal examination of the family food environment and weight status among children
    Abbie MacFarlane
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:343-52. 2009
    ..To examine whether aspects of the family food environment were associated with body mass index (BMI) z-score and weight status in children, cross-sectionally and prospectively over 3 years...
  55. pmc Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons-aromatic DNA adducts in cord blood and behavior scores in New York city children
    Frederica P Perera
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1176-81. 2011
    ..Prenatal PAH exposure measured by personal monitoring has been linked to cognitive deficits in childhood in a prospective study conducted by the Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health...
  56. pmc Association between parenting practices and children's dietary intake, activity behavior and development of body mass index: the KOALA Birth Cohort Study
    Jessica S Gubbels
    Department of Health Promotion, NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Centre, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:18. 2011
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  57. ncbi Prospective associations between early childhood television exposure and academic, psychosocial, and physical well-being by middle childhood
    Linda S Pagani
    Ecole de psychoéducation and Groupe de Recherche sur les Environnements Scolaires, Universite de Montreal, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Canada
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:425-31. 2010
    ..To estimate the influence of early childhood television exposure on fourth-grade academic, psychosocial, and lifestyle characteristics...
  58. pmc Attention biases to threat link behavioral inhibition to social withdrawal over time in very young children
    Koraly Perez-Edgar
    Department of Psychology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 39:885-95. 2011
    ..The data provide further support for models associating attention with socioemotional development and the later emergence of clinical anxiety...
  59. ncbi The development of physical aggression from toddlerhood to pre-adolescence: a nation wide longitudinal study of Canadian children
    Sylvana M Côté
    School of Psychoeducation, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 34:71-85. 2006
    ..Family risks traditionally found to be associated with antisocial behaviors during adolescence appear to interfere with the socialization of PA during early and middle childhood...
  60. ncbi Effects of prolonged and exclusive breastfeeding on child behavior and maternal adjustment: evidence from a large, randomized trial
    Michael S Kramer
    Department of Pediatrics, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Pediatrics 121:e435-40. 2008
    The objective of this study was to assess the long-term effects of breastfeeding on child behavior and maternal adjustment.
  61. ncbi Prenatal effects of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressants, serotonin transporter promoter genotype (SLC6A4), and maternal mood on child behavior at 3 years of age
    Tim F Oberlander
    Early Human Experience Unit, Developmental Neurosciences and Child Health, and Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:444-51. 2010
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  62. ncbi Children's active free play in local neighborhoods: a behavioral mapping study
    J Veitch
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Health Educ Res 23:870-9. 2008
    ..It is important to collaborate with local governments, urban planners and community groups to improve access to neighborhood parks and to promote a sense of neighborhood safety...
  63. pmc Exploring the relationship between autistic-like traits and ADHD behaviors in early childhood: findings from a community twin study of 2-year-olds
    Angelica Ronald
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, UK
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 38:185-96. 2010
    ..27) as well as some common environmental influences explaining their covariation. Implications for identifying shared biological pathways underlying autistic-like traits and ADHD behaviors are discussed...
  64. ncbi Children's behavior and physiology and how it affects exposure to environmental contaminants
    Jacqueline Moya
    US Environmental Protection Agency, National Center for Environmental Assessment, Office of Research and Development, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    Pediatrics 113:996-1006. 2004
    ..For determining the differences in impact of many environmental toxicants between adults and children, research is needed to document where and whether these differences result in deleterious effects...
  65. ncbi A systematic review of the validity and reliability of sedentary behaviour measures used with children and adolescents
    D R Lubans
    School of Education, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Obes Rev 12:781-99. 2011
    ..We recommend the use of objective measures of sedentary behaviour such as accelerometers, in conjunction with subjective measures (e.g. self-report), to assess type and context of behaviour...
  66. ncbi Physical activity and bone measures in young children: the Iowa bone development study
    K F Janz
    Department of Health, Leisure, and Sport Studies, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Pediatrics 107:1387-93. 2001
    ..In this cross-sectional study, we examined associations between physical activity and bone measures in 368 preschool children (mean age: 5.2 years, range: 4-6 years)...
  67. ncbi Causal knowledge and imitation/emulation switching in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and children (Homo sapiens)
    Victoria Horner
    Centre for Social Learning and Cognitive Evolution, School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, KY16 9JU, UK
    Anim Cogn 8:164-81. 2005
    ....
  68. ncbi Sleep behavior in an urban US sample of school-aged children
    James C Spilsbury
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Behavioral Pediatrics and Psychology, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 6038, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:988-94. 2004
    ..To describe sleep behavior of elementary school-aged children and to assess variations by age, sex, and ethnicity...
  69. pmc Patterns in sedentary and exercise behaviors and associations with overweight in 9-14-year-old boys and girls--a cross-sectional study
    Saskia J te Velde
    Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, Department of Public Health, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 7:16. 2007
    ..Additionally, to identify clusters of children sharing the same pattern regarding sedentary and physical exercise behavior and compare these groups regarding overweight status...
  70. pmc Improving mental health through parenting programmes: block randomised controlled trial
    J Patterson
    Health Services Research Unit, Institute of Health Sciences, Old Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Arch Dis Child 87:472-7. 2002
    ..To assess the effectiveness of a parenting programme, delivered by health visitors in primary care, in improving the mental health of children and their parents among a representative general practice population...
  71. ncbi Corporal punishment by parents and associated child behaviors and experiences: a meta-analytic and theoretical review
    Elizabeth Thompson Gershoff
    National Center for Children in Poverty, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Psychol Bull 128:539-79. 2002
    ..The article concludes by identifying 7 major remaining issues for future research...
  72. ncbi Maternal self-efficacy regarding children's eating and sedentary behaviours in the early years: associations with children's food intake and sedentary behaviours
    Karen Campbell
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, Deakin University, Burwood, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Obes 5:501-8. 2010
    ....
  73. ncbi Associations between children's socioeconomic status, weight status, and sex, with screen-based sedentary behaviours and sport participation
    Stuart J Fairclough
    Research into Exercise, Activity, and Children s Health Group, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:299-305. 2009
    ..The objective was to study associations between socioeconomic status (SES), weight status, and sex, with children's participation in sedentary behaviours and sport...
  74. ncbi Relationship between parental feeding styles and eating behaviours of Dutch children aged 6-7
    Ester F C Sleddens
    Department of Health Promotion, NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University, Maastricht University Medical Centre, PO Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Appetite 54:30-6. 2010
    ..Findings indicate the importance of acknowledging parental feeding styles in future research efforts as well as in the development of family-based interventions promoting healthy eating habits among children...
  75. ncbi Reliability and validity of the Children's Dietary Questionnaire; a new tool to measure children's dietary patterns
    Anthea Magarey
    Dept of Nutrition and Dietetics, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:257-65. 2009
    ..To assess the reliability and validity of a new parent report measure of children's dietary patterns, allowing assessment against national guidelines...
  76. pmc Safe play spaces to promote physical activity in inner-city children: results from a pilot study of an environmental intervention
    Thomas A Farley
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA70112, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1625-31. 2007
    ..We evaluated the effect of providing a safe play space on the physical activity level of inner-city schoolchildren...
  77. ncbi Cognitive and behavioral outcomes of school-aged children who were born preterm: a meta-analysis
    Adnan T Bhutta
    Department of Pediatrics, Arkansas University for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    JAMA 288:728-37. 2002
    ..The cognitive and behavioral outcomes of school-aged children who were born preterm have been reported extensively. Many of these studies have methodological flaws that preclude an accurate estimate of the long-term outcomes of prematurity...
  78. ncbi Children with a TV in their bedroom at higher risk for being overweight
    A M Adachi-Mejia
    Community Health Research Program, Hood Center for Children and Families, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 03756 0001, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:644-51. 2007
    ..We examined having a TV in the bedroom as a risk factor for child overweight...
  79. pmc Profiles of sedentary behavior in children and adolescents: the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2001-2006
    Susan B Sisson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:353-9. 2009
    ..To describe the prevalence of time spent in sedentary behaviors (e.g., TV/video and computer use) among youth in the US...
  80. pmc Fruit and vegetable intake is associated with frequency of breakfast, lunch and evening meal: cross-sectional study of 11-, 13-, and 15-year-olds
    Trine Pagh Pedersen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Øster Farimagsgade 5, 1353 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:9. 2012
    ..We investigated whether irregular meal consumption was associated with fruit and vegetable intake among adolescents. We used separate analyses, and special emphasis was on the potentially modifying effect of sex and age...
  81. ncbi Validation of food diaries as measures of dietary behaviour change
    Sally L Pears
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Brigantia Building, Penrallt Rd, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2AS, United Kingdom
    Appetite 58:1164-8. 2012
    ..This issue is important for the establishment of a reliable evidence-base for healthy eating interventions...
  82. ncbi A follow-up study of postpartum depressed women: recurrent maternal depressive symptoms and child behavior after four years
    A Josefsson
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Arch Womens Ment Health 10:141-5. 2007
    ..To examine the behavior of four-year-old children born to mothers affected by postpartum depression...
  83. ncbi Prenatal exposures to environmental chemicals and birth order as risk factors for child behavior problems
    Nozomi Tatsuta
    Environmental Health Sciences, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Environ Res 114:47-52. 2012
    ..To assess whether polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), methylmercury, lead, or parental child-rearing attitudes was most crucial for maladaptive behavior problems, we examined Japanese 30-month-old children followed up from pregnancy...
  84. ncbi Psychological control by parents is associated with a higher child weight
    Gerda Rodenburg
    IVO Addiction Research Institute, Heemraadssingel 194, 3021 DM Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:442-9. 2011
    ..Also explored is whether the potential association between parenting and child weight is moderated by socio-demographic variables (child's age/ethnicity, and parent's education level)...
  85. ncbi Advertising of food to children: is brand logo recognition related to their food knowledge, eating behaviours and food preferences?
    C A Kopelman
    Birmingham University Medical School, University of Birmingham, Department of Primary Care and General Practice, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 29:358-67. 2007
    ....
  86. ncbi Parental sedentary restriction, maternal parenting style, and television viewing among 10- to 11-year-olds
    Russell Jago
    Centre for Exercise, Nutrition, and Health Sciences, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, 8 Priory Rd, Bristol BS8 1TZ, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 128:e572-8. 2011
    ..To examine whether parenting styles or practices were associated with children's television (TV) viewing...
  87. ncbi A pilot study of the Incredible Years Teacher Training programme and a curriculum unit on social and emotional skills in community pre-schools in Jamaica
    H Baker-Henningham
    Department of Educational Studies, University of the West Indies, West Indies
    Child Care Health Dev 35:624-31. 2009
    ....
  88. ncbi Screen time and risk behaviors in 10- to 16-year-old Canadian youth
    Valerie Carson
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Prev Med 52:99-103. 2011
    ..To examine television, computer, and video game use as possible determinants of multiple risk behaviors (MRB) among Canadian youth...
  89. pmc The Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL) and the CBCL-bipolar phenotype are not useful in diagnosing pediatric bipolar disorder
    Rasim Somer Diler
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 19:23-30. 2009
    Previous studies have suggested that the sum of Attention, Aggression, and Anxious/Depressed subscales of Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL-PBD; pediatric bipolar disorder phenotype) may be specific to pediatric bipolar disorder (BP)...
  90. ncbi Economic incentives and nutritional behavior of children in the school setting: a systematic review
    Jørgen Dejgård Jensen
    Institute of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Nutr Rev 69:660-74. 2011
    ....
  91. ncbi Predictive factors for child behaviour in the dental environment
    M L Ramos-Jorge
    Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
    Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 7:253-7. 2006
    ..This was to evaluate the potential factors that influence behaviour in the paediatric dentistry environment of children aged 48 to 68 months who have never before been to a dentist...
  92. ncbi Maternal feeding practices become more controlling after and not before excessive rates of weight gain
    Kyung E Rhee
    Department of Pediatrics, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1724-9. 2009
    ..However, early increases in zBMI among girls were associated with later increases in CMFP. Clarifying the relationship between maternal feeding practices and child weight will inform future recommendations...
  93. ncbi Associations between children's appetitive traits and maternal feeding practices
    Laura Webber
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:1718-22. 2010
    ..This will allow the development of targeted interventions and better parental guidance on managing obesogenic eating behaviors in young children...
  94. ncbi The Classroom Observation Schedule to Measure Intentional Communication (COSMIC): an observational measure of the intentional communication of children with autism in an unstructured classroom setting
    Greg Pasco
    Department of Community Health Science, St George s University of London, London, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:1807-18. 2008
    ..Results suggest that the use of observational measures of intentional communication in natural settings is a valuable assessment strategy for research and clinical practice...
  95. ncbi The Lifestyle Behaviour Checklist: evaluation of the factor structure
    F West
    Parenting and Family Support Centre, School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Child Care Health Dev 36:508-15. 2010
    ..The aim of this research was to refine the content of a tool designed to assess child lifestyle behaviour problems and parents' confidence in managing these behaviours...
  96. pmc Prenatal and postnatal psychological symptoms of parents and family functioning: the impact on child emotional and behavioural problems
    Fleur P Velders
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Erasmus Medical Center, Sophia Children s Hospital, P O Box 2060, 3000 CB, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 20:341-50. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that prevention and intervention strategies should focus on psychological symptoms of both mothers and fathers, in particular on hostile behaviour, in families with young children...
  97. ncbi School-based interventions for health promotion and weight control: not just waiting on the world to change
    D L Katz
    Prevention Research Center, Yale University School of Medicine, Griffin Hospital, Derby, Connecticut 06418, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 30:253-72. 2009
    ..Intervention is warranted on the basis of both extant evidence and common sense, with methodologically robust evaluation concomitantly to test our assumptions and verify our intuition...
  98. ncbi The effectiveness of two universal preventive interventions in reducing children's externalizing behavior: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Tina Malti
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 40:677-92. 2011
    ..However, for most outcomes, no statistically significant positive effects were observed...
  99. ncbi Effects of diet on behaviour and cognition in children
    France Bellisle
    Hotel Dieu, 1 Place du Parvis Notre Dame, 75181 Paris, France
    Br J Nutr 92:S227-32. 2004
    ..In contrast, children and adolescents with poor nutritional status are exposed to alterations of mental and/or behavioural functions that can be corrected, to a certain extent, by dietary measures...
  100. ncbi Prevention of overweight and obesity in children under the age of 6 years
    Dana Lee Olstad
    Alberta Institute for Human Nutrition, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2P5, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 34:551-70. 2009
    ..By calculating and plotting the body mass index for all children, and initiating obesity-prevention strategies in utero, health professionals can help curb the rise in overweight and obesity among young children...
  101. ncbi Screen-related sedentary behaviors: children's and parents' attitudes, motivations, and practices
    Meizi He
    Public Health Research, Education and Development Program, Middlesex London Health Unit, Ontario, Canada
    J Nutr Educ Behav 42:17-25. 2010
    ..To investigate school-aged children's and parents' attitudes, social influences, and intentions toward excessive screen-related sedentary behavior (S-RSB)...

Research Grants76

  1. VULNERABILITY OF THE FETUS/INFANT TO PAH, PM2.5 AND ETS.
    Frederica Perera; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  2. BIOMARKERS OF GENETIC DAMAGE AND ANTIOXIDANT
    Frederica Perera; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Once validated in this model population, these biomarkers would also have applicability in evaluating interventions in occupational cohorts and other populations highly exposed to carcinogens. ..
  3. Steroid Effects in Pediatric ALL Patients
    Elizabeth Soliday; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This study will contribute to the knowledge of steroids' effects and the predictors thereof so that prophylactic interventions to improve quality of life can be advanced. ..
  4. Dimensions of Early Stress and Child Welfare Involvement
    Philip Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Finally, we will examine whether the effects of neglect/caregiver transitions are mediated through parenting practices in middle childhood and alterations in stress regulatory neural systems. ..
  5. INDIAN WELLNESS PREVENTIVE INTERVENTION PROJECT
    Philip Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The prevention has been designed to target known family-based mediators of antisocial child behavior and early substance abuse...
  6. EIFC: Outcomes Through Middle Childhood
    Philip Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Four waves of data collection are proposed at 6-month intervals, beginning at 48 months post baseline assessment. By the end of the study, the children will be 9-12 years old. ..
  7. Social Aggression: Precursors and Outcomes
    Marion Underwood; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Language/theory/food conception and eating behavior
    JULIE LUMENG; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Results of the proposed experiments will lead to the development of an intervention program to alter children's food preferences and eating behavior that will be tested in subsequent studies. ..
  9. Intervention to Prevent Onset of Smoking in Childhood
    Christine Jackson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Secondary analysis: A proportional odds model will test the effects of anti-smoking socialization on susceptibility to smoking among children abstinent at final follow-up. ..
  10. Classes and Stages of Adolescent Alcohol Involvement
    John Donovan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Establishing the stages of adolescent alcohol involvement and the risk factors for transitions among these stages should facilitate the design of more effective prevention and intervention efforts in this population. ..
  11. Predictors of Adolescent Girls Physical Activity
    KIRSTEN DAVISON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Such information is essential to designing effective prevention programs that promote recommended levels of physical activity during adolescence. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. PARENTING AND INFANT DEVELOPMENT IN ALCOHOLIC FAMILIES
    RINA EIDEN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. Paths from abuse to maladjustment during entry to school
    MARY HASKETT; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Participants will include 90 abused children, who will enter the study in the middle of their final year of preschool and will be followed to first grade. ..
  14. Family Cognitive-Behavioral Prevention of Depression
    Rex Forehand; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. A Developmental Multi-Informant Measurement Model of Temperament
    Kirby Deater Deckard; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  16. A Home-Based Parent-Child Intervention to Promote Children's Energy Balance
    Christine Jackson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The proposed research aims to develop a program that will meet this need. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. PREVENTING INITIATION OF SMOKING BY CHILDREN
    Christine Jackson; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Survival analysis will test the effects of anti-smoking socialization on children's initiation of smoking. ..
  18. Childhood Factors and Teen Smoking--An 8 Year Follow up
    Christine Jackson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  19. Social Aggression: Growth and Outcomes
    Marion Underwood; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. Dynamical Systems Tools: Modeling multi-level processes in parent-child relations
    MELISSA L contact STURGE APPLE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The tools will have the potential to lead to new discoveries of how aberrations in early stress regulation contribute to risk for physical and mental health disorders. ..
  21. PROMOTION OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS
    Russell Pate; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The proposed investigation will provide a unique and comprehensive examination of the factors that influence change in physical activity in high school girls. ..
  22. Project F-EAT: Families and Eating and Activity in Teens
    Dianne R Neumark Sztainer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. ADJUSTMENT OF INTERNATIONALLY ADOPTED CHILDREN
    Megan Gunnar; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This work will add significantly to our understanding of the health and behavioral sequelae of early adversity and th potential impact of early adversity on stress-sensitive limbic-hypothalamic processes. ..
  24. SOCIAL RISK AND SELF REGULATION PROBLEMS IN CHILDHOOD
    Sheryl Olson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In the transactional model, Wave I child regulation problems are predicted to negatively affect Wave II parent and peer interaction behavior that will, in turn, exacerbate Wave II externalizing problem behavior. ..
  25. ADHD Symptoms in Autism: Cognition, Behavior, Treatment
    Deborah Pearson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Thus, the primary goals of the proposed research are to characterize ADHD in school-aged children with Autistic Disorder (DSM-IV), and to assess their cognitive and behavioral response to MPH. ..
  26. DEVELOPING FAMILY-FOCUSED PREVENTIONS: COPARENTING
    Mark Feinberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. Cognitive and Social Determinants of Children's Memory
    GABRIELLE PRINCIPE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  28. Father Involvement and Child Well-Being in Poor Families
    REBEKAH COLEY; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Multiple regression and structural equation path modeling techniques will be employed. ..
  29. Preventing Problems for Girls in Foster Care
    LESLIE LEVE; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  30. LONG TERM DRUG ABUSE IN ADHD
    Timothy Wilens; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  31. Serious Youth Violence & Long-term Use of Violent Media
    L Huesmann; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. Cross Cultural Parenting
    Leanne Whiteside Mansell; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  33. Increasing physical activity of sedentary youth
    JAMES ROEMMICH; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This study will yield important information on new ways to increase the physical activity of children. ..
  34. PREVENTING ABUSE IN ADOLESCENT DATING RELATIONSHIP
    ERNEST JOURILES; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Assessment methods will include self-report, partner-report, and observational measures of behavior. ..
  35. Pilot Study of Sibling Prevention Program
    MARK ETHAN FEINBERG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Developing and disseminating new, effective preventive programs such as the one proposed would have substantial public health benefits for individuals, families, and society. ..
  36. Early Experience, Stress Neurobiology & Prevention Sci
    Megan Gunnar; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  37. Domestic Violence and Child Aggression
    ERNEST JOURILES; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  38. Physical Activity in Preschool Children
    Russell Pate; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  39. Development and Formation of Reality-Status Judgments
    Jacqueline D Woolley; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The findings of the proposed studies will potentially have important implications for preschool and elementary education, parenting, and clinical practice with young children. ..
  40. Self Regulation and Race/Ethnic Disparities in School Readiness
    MARGARET O CAUGHY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition, the results of this research will have important scientific as well as policy implications for reducing disparities in early academic achievement. ..
  41. Juvenile Bipolar Disorder and Substance Abuse
    Timothy E Wilens; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Since BPD is identifiable and treatable, findings from the four-year follow-up will provide valuable information to formulate prevention and early intervention strategies. ..
  42. Habituation to food in children
    Leonard Epstein; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These studies are designed to understand how individual differences in habituation may be an important factor that differentiates overweight and non-overweight youth. ..
  43. New Moves Obesity Prevention Among Adolescent Girls
    Dianne Neumark Sztainer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Paul area of Minnesota. The study population will include 360 girls (an average of 30 girls from each school). The proposed study period is five years. ..
  44. Internet Based Patient-Centered Asthma Management System
    Dimitri Christakis; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Children in AsthmaNet families will be more likely to report using written care plans. Aim 4: to decrease the number of symptom days for children with asthma H4. Children in AsthmaNet families will experience fewer symptom days. ..
  45. TEEN TOBACCO USE IN A BIRTH COHORT & PRENATAL EFFECTS
    MARIE CORNELIUS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Also, with further physical and CNS maturation in adolescence, we can assess whether effects of PTE on growth, cognitive, neuropsychological, and behavioral outcomes are maintained and whether new deficits occur with maturation. ..
  46. Hormonal Influences on Neural/Behavioral Development
    Melissa Hines; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Finally, the research will further basic scientific understanding of the roles of hormones and social/cognitive processes in childrens acquisition of gender role behavior. ..
  47. Preventing Alcohol Use Among African American Youths
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..As in the original research, a multi-informant design that includes reports from adolescents, their friends, their primary caregivers, and their teachers will be used to collect the additional data. ..
  48. Perpetration of Partner Violence Among Adolescents from Violent Homes
    Ernest N Jouriles; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Identification of risk and protective factors and the processes by which they predict APV will facilitate the development of targeted interventions designed to prevent or arrest the development of APV. ..
  49. Preventing Substance Use and Risky Behavior Among Rural African American Youth
    Gene H Brody; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Pre-intervention, post-intervention, and long-term follow-up assessments of adolescents'substance use and high risk sexual behavior will be gathered from the entire sample. ..
  50. PREVENTING ALCOHOL USE IN PREGNANT WOMEN UTILIZING WIC
    MARY O CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  51. Maternal Mental-State Talk and Attachment-Peer Linkages
    NANCY MCELWAIN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  52. Modifying the home T.V. watching environment
    Leonard Epstein; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  53. Developmental Psychobiology of Stress in Children
    Megan Gunnar; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  54. Dynamic Socioeconomic Disadvantage: Children in Family and School Contexts
    ELIZABETH T contact GERSHOFF; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Findings from this research have the potential to contribute to policy and program advances that will enhance the life chances of children in poor and low income families. ..
  55. A BEHAVIORAL ECONOMIC APPROACH TO CHILDHOOD OBESITY
    Leonard Epstein; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This study will yield important information on new ways to treat pediatric obesity, minimizing dietary restriction and maximizing children learning healthier eating habits. ..
  56. Risk and Protective Mechanisms in Child Maltreatment
    Jungmeen Kim; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Furthermore, the proposed research will provide critical information for the development of effective preventive interventions for child abuse and neglect. ..
  57. DEVELOPMENT OF ALCOHOL USE AND ABUSE IN ADHD ADOLESCENTS
    Brooke Molina; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., alcohol expectancies, motives, peer substance use and attitudes, parental drinking, and family history of alcoholism). ..
  58. PRENATAL COCAINE USE--10 YEAR FOLLOW UP
    GALE RICHARDSON; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  59. Preventing Drug Use in Rural African American
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The proposed research and prevention program is designed to fill this need. ..
  60. INTERVENTION FOR CHILDREN AT RISK FOR ANXIETY DISORDERS
    Dina Hirshfeld Becker; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  61. Psychobiological studies of stress in young children
    Megan Gunnar; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We argue that normative developmental research complements and provides basic data necessary for research and theory on developmental psychopathology. ..
  62. Child Temperament and Diet: Predictors of Weight Gain
    John Worobey; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  63. Depression in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
    Jana Jones; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  64. School Wide Prevention of Risk Factors for Drug Abuse
    Ted Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  65. Sociocultural Processes in Latina Suicide Attempts
    Luis Zayas; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Key research goals are to determine if, and how, the explanatory factors hypothesized in the literature play a role in the attempts, and to invite the emergence of factors not considered previously. ..
  66. Risk for Depression Stress and Neuroendocrine Function
    AUDREY TYRKA; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This R01 proposal will entail a prospective longitudinal investigation of the effects of childhood adversity and maternal mood and anxiety disorders on the development of neuroendocrine dysfunction and psychopathology. ..
  67. Advanced Reproductive Age and Environmental Health
    Stephanie Engel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  68. Advancing ADHD diagnosis via standardized observations
    STEPHANIE MCCONAUGHY; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..a structured diagnostic interview (the NIMH DISC-IV), the ADHD Rating Scale-IV (ADHDRS-IV)-Home version, Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL), and Social Skills Rating System (SSRS)...
  69. CRITICAL TRANSITIONS IN RURAL FAMILIES AT RISK
    Rand Conger; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This information can be used to development more effective preventive interventions designed to reduce lifelong psychiatric problems. ..
  70. Long-term effects of war-related trauma in children
    MARIA LLABRE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Findings from this unique study of the long-term effects of war-related trauma have implications for theory and practice. ..
  71. PRECURSORS TO ANTISOCIAL PERSONALITY AND VIOLENCE
    Rolf Loeber; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  72. Desistance versus persistence in antisocial behavior
    Rolf Loeber; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In addition, we will explore whether resistors are able to function as well adjusted adults, free from significant mental health problems (e.g., antisocial personality disorder, substance abuse, depression). [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  73. LONG-TERM EFFECTS OF A WORKSITE PARENTING PROGRAM
    Mark Schuster; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  74. Drug Use & Latent Structure of Adolescent Mental Health
    CARLA STORR; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..