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Social Skills and Executive Functioning in Children with PCDH-19

Abstract Social skill impairments and executive dysfunctions caused by epilepsy adversely affect the social, psychological, and cognitive wellbeing of children and their families.

Studies show that children with epilepsy are exposed to social, emotional, academic, personality, and behavioral problems when compared to healthy peers. This study focused on identifying the gaps between social skills and executive functioning among children with PCDH-19.

The researcher relied on the responses from the sampled population to create reliable findings, discussions, conclusions, and recommendations for this project. The study used quantitative design and self-report approach whereby the participants completed survey that was comprised of various rating sc... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Smith, Lourdes G (Author) / DiGangi, Samuel (Advisor) / Bryce, Crystal (Committee member) / Barnett, Juliet (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Educational psychology / Executive Functioning / PCDH-19 / Social Skills
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 82 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Educational Psychology 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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