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Children and adolescents who stutter: Further investigation of anxiety

The authors observed that despite the greatly increased risk of social anxiety disorder in adults who stutter, there is no clear indication of the time of onset of this disorder in childhood and adolescence. In this study the authors sought … Continue reading

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Communicating with Pediatric Patients and their Families: the Texas Children’s Hospital Guide for Physicians, Nurses and other Healthcare Professionals

The Texas Children’s Hospital staff authors state that, “The primary reason for creating this book was to assist healthcare professionals in communicating with pediatric patients and their families, especially in difficult situations, thereby decreasing miscommunication, lessening patient anxiety and discomfort, … Continue reading

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Stuttering in relation to anxiety, temperament, and personality: Review and analysis with focus on causality

The author analyzes studies of anxiety and temperament in relation to stuttering and observed onset of stuttering is not related to traits of shyness or social anxiety, and that some stuttering children show traits of inattention and hyperactivity-impulsivity. Persistent stuttering … Continue reading

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Anxiety of children and adolescents who stutter – A review

The authors observed stuttering adults are at risk of social anxiety disorder, and, young people who stutter are at risk for the development of anxiety. The timing of anxiety onset related to stuttering is unclear, which is due to a … Continue reading

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Children’s experience of living with a craniofacial condition: Perspectives of children and parents

This is the first study to examine the range of experiences of children living with a wide range of craniofacial anomalies (CFAs), from the perspectives of children and parents. Psychological theories often applied to those with CFAs relate to attractiveness, … Continue reading

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Work Socialization and Adolescents’ Work-Related Values in Single-Mother African American Families

This study examined African American mothers’ work socialization messages in relation to adolescents’ work-related values. Results showed that for boys, greater frequency of conventional messages (e.g., importance of discipline, hard work, and skills for job success) was associated with stronger … Continue reading

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Ink and Holes-Correlates and predictive associations of body modification among adolescents

Dukes & Stein examined correlates and predictive associations of tattoos and body piercings among 1462 Colorado students in grades 9 – 12 and found boys reporting a greater number of deviant behaviors than girls. Factors examined included: school orientation, weapons … Continue reading

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