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  • Interpretation of the Personality Inventory for Children-Revised (PIC-R): influence of cognitive impairment 

    Byrne, J. M., J. E. Backman, R. D. Gates, and M. Clark-Touesnard. 1986. "Interpretation of the Personality Inventory for Children-Revised (PIC-R): influence of cognitive impairment." Journal of abnormal child psychology 14(2): 287-296.
    The Personality Inventory for Children-Revised (PIC-R) is a parent-report measure of social-emotional adjustment for children 3 to 16 years of age. The present study examined the clinical value of the PIC-R by exploring ...
  • Developmental assessment: the clinical use and validity of parental report 

    Byrne, J. M., J. E. Backman, and I. M. Smith. 1986. "Developmental assessment: the clinical use and validity of parental report." Journal of pediatric psychology 11(4): 549-559.
    No abstract available.
  • Risk for injury in preschoolers: relationship to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder 

    Byrne, J. M., H. N. Bawden, T. Beattie, and N. A. DeWolfe. 2003. "Risk for injury in preschoolers: relationship to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder." Child neuropsychology : a journal on normal and abnormal development in childhood and adolescence 9(2): 142-151.
    Parental ratings of preschoolers' risk for injury, direct assessment of preschoolers' behavior thought related to risk for injury (e.g., Inattention, impulsivity) and number of documented injuries were examined in preschoolers ...
  • Process measures in an antenatal smoking cessation trial: another part of the picture 

    Walsh, R. A., S. Redman, J. M. Byrne, A. Melmeth, et al. 2000. "Process measures in an antenatal smoking cessation trial: another part of the picture." Health education research 15(4): 469-483.
    Data on provider and patient compliance can be crucial in understanding the degree of a health education program's effectiveness, as well as in identifying areas where the program requires modification. However, such data ...
  • A smoking cessation program at a public antenatal clinic 

    Walsh, R. A., S. Redman, M. W. Brinsmead, J. M. Byrne, et al. 1997. "A smoking cessation program at a public antenatal clinic." American Journal of Public Health 87(7): 1201-1204.
    OBJECTIVES: A randomized trial evaluated the impact of smoking cessation interventions on point prevalence and consecutive quit rates at an Australian public prenatal clinic. METHODS: Self-reports and urine cotinine tests ...
  • Effect of timing of cerebral ultrasonography on the prediction of later neurodevelopmental outcome in high-risk preterm infants 

    Nwaesei, C. G., A. C. Allen, M. J. Vincer, S. J. Brown, et al. 1988. "Effect of timing of cerebral ultrasonography on the prediction of later neurodevelopmental outcome in high-risk preterm infants." The Journal of pediatrics 112(6): 970-975.
    To determine the predictive value of cranial ultrasonographic examination in high-risk preterm infants at different postnatal ages, we scanned 110 infants less than or equal to 32 weeks gestational age at 1, 2, 3, and 6 ...
  • Preterm birth at 23 to 26 weeks' gestation: is active obstetric management justified? 

    Nwaesei, C. G., D. C. Young, J. M. Byrne, M. J. Vincer, et al. 1987. "Preterm birth at 23 to 26 weeks' gestation: is active obstetric management justified?." American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 157(4 Pt 1): 890-897.
    To determine if active perinatal management was justified in preterm deliveries at less than or equal to 26 weeks' gestation, the outcome (survival and short- and long-term morbidity) of 43 infants (group I) born between ...
  • Fetal Pathology. Laboratory manual 

    Byrne, J. M.. 1983. "Fetal Pathology. Laboratory manual." Birth defects original article series 19(2): 1-48.
    No abstract available.
  • Assessing adult receptive vocabulary with event-related potentials: an investigation of cross-modal and cross-form priming 

    Connolly, J. F., J. M. Byrne, and C. A. Dywan. 1995. "Assessing adult receptive vocabulary with event-related potentials: an investigation of cross-modal and cross-form priming." Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology 17(4): 548-565.
    This experiment investigated whether a relationship existed between event-related potentials (ERPs) and performance on a standardized measure of receptive vocabulary; a computer adapted version of the Peabody Picture ...
  • Risk for Injury in Preschoolers: Relationship to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder 

    Byrne, Joseph M., Harry N. Bawden, Tricia Beattie, and Nadine A. DeWolfe. 2003. "Risk for Injury in Preschoolers: Relationship to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder." Child Neuropsychology 9(2): 142.
    Parental ratings of preschoolers' risk for injury, direct assessment of preschoolers' behavior thought related to risk for injury (e.g., Inattention, impulsivity) and number of documented injuries were examined in preschoolers ...
  • Medical savings accounts and the Canada health act: complimentary or contradictory 

    Byrne, Joseph M., and Thomas Rathwell. 2005. "Medical savings accounts and the Canada health act: complimentary or contradictory." Health Policy 72(3): 367-379.
    No abstract available.
  • ADHD in preschool children: parent-rated psychosocial correlates 

    DeWolfe, N., J. M. Byrne, and H. N. Bawden. 2000. "ADHD in preschool children: parent-rated psychosocial correlates." Developmental medicine and child neurology 42(12): 825-830.
    Twenty-five children (21 males, 4 females; mean age 4.8 years) with attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) participated in this study in addition to 25 typically developing children (21 males, 4 females; mean age ...
  • Cognitive-perceptual abilities of a neurologically impaired infant: an alternative assessment strategy 

    Byrne, J. M.. 1984. "Cognitive-perceptual abilities of a neurologically impaired infant: an alternative assessment strategy." Developmental medicine and child neurology 26(3): 391-395.
    A 26-month-old boy with quadriplegia, untestable using traditional developmental tests, was assessed using a visual-discrimination paradigm (i.e. habituation-dishabituation). The results were interpreted as evidence that ...
  • Early clinical assessment of attention 

    DeWolfe, N. A., J. M. Byrne, and H. N. Bawden. 1999. "Early clinical assessment of attention." The Clinical neuropsychologist 13(4): 458-473.
    Fifty preschoolers participated in this study. Twenty-five preschoolers classified as ADHD were matched with 25 typically developing preschoolers, and assessed using three tests of attention (two vigilance tests, one ...
  • Language development in low birth weight infants: the first two years of life 

    Byrne, J., C. Ellsworth, E. Bowering, and M. Vincer. 1993. "Language development in low birth weight infants: the first two years of life." Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP 14(1): 21-27.
    The four main aims of this cohort study were to (1) determine the number of consecutively referred low birth weight (LBW) infants presenting with delayed language at 12 and 24 months of age, (2) examine language profiles ...
  • Cognitive impairment in preschoolers: identification using the Personality Inventory for Children-Revised 

    Byrne, J. M., D. J. Smith, and J. E. Backman. 1987. "Cognitive impairment in preschoolers: identification using the Personality Inventory for Children-Revised." Journal of abnormal child psychology 15(2): 239-246.
    This study evaluated the clinical validity of the Intellectual Screening, Development, and Achievement scales of the Personality Inventory for Children-Revised (PIC-R), as well as the newly derived PIC-R Factor IV scale, ...
  • Single-case study of left cerebral hemispherectomy: development in the first five years of life 

    Byrne, J. M., and R. D. Gates. 1987. "Single-case study of left cerebral hemispherectomy: development in the first five years of life." Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology 9(4): 423-434.
    A prospective single-case study of an infant who underwent surgical removal of the entire left cerebral hemisphere at 6 months of age is presented to address, in part, the issue of cerebral hemispheric specialization of ...
  • The perception of stimulus shape: the influence of velocity of stimulus movement 

    Byrne, J. M., and F. D. Horowitz. 1984. "The perception of stimulus shape: the influence of velocity of stimulus movement." Child development 55(4): 1625-1629.
    46 3-month-old infants were presented with geometric stimuli moving laterally at two different velocities (34.8 degrees/sec; 103.3 degrees/sec). The results were interpreted as evidence that 3-month-old infants could ...
  • An innovative method to assess the receptive vocabulary of children with cerebral palsy using event-related brain potentials 

    Byrne, J. M., C. A. Dywan, and J. F. Connolly. 1995. "An innovative method to assess the receptive vocabulary of children with cerebral palsy using event-related brain potentials." Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology 17(1): 9-19.
    This single-case, multiple-control study illustrates the clinical use of ERPs as part of the linguistic and cognitive assessment of individuals who are unable to provide verbal or motor responses due to their multiple ...
  • Preschoolers classified as having attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): DSM-IV symptom endorsement pattern 

    Byrne, J. M., H. N. Bawden, T. L. Beattie, and N. A. DeWolfe. 2000. "Preschoolers classified as having attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): DSM-IV symptom endorsement pattern." Journal of child neurology 15(8): 533-538.
    In the present study, 50 preschoolers were formally and independently classified using both the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fourth edition (DSM-IV) and third edition-revised (DSM-III-R) criteria ...

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