What... (i.e. camp, dance class, birthday party)
        
 
Pick a NYMetroParents Region: All Regions   Manhattan    Brooklyn    Queens    Westchester    Rockland   Fairfield    Nassau    Suffolk  

Resources

   

YALE CHILD STUDY CENTER SEEKS PARTICIPANTS IN COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL THERAPY STUDY

     Home  >  Articles  > Doctors, Medical Providers & Treatment: Special Needs
by Katelin Walling February 18, 2014

Related: yale child study center, cognitive-behavioral therapy study, reduce aggressive behavior outbursts,


Yale Child Study Center currently seeks participants in its cognitive-behavioral therapy study. The study aims to see if children who are taught various strategies will have fewer aggressive behavior outbursts.

denis sukholdsky, ph.d.

Denis Sukhodolsky, Ph.D.

Yale Child Study Center is looking for participants for its cognitive-behavioral therapy study to see whether teaching children different strategies for recognizing frustration, coping with frustration, and problem solving will reduce aggressive behavior. While this treatment is not new, the study is innovative in that it looks at the child’s behavior as well as the brain mechanism of emotion regulation.

Denis Sukhodolsky, Ph.D., who is leading the four-year study that is funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, says the purpose is to see whether the reduction in aggressive behavior is paralleled by changes in the regions of the brain responsible for emotion regulation and social perception. To achieve this, Dr. Sukhodolsky and his team will administer functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and electrophysiological (EEG) tasks before and after treatment.

Participants ages 8-16 are required to attend 12 one-hour weekly session, as well as meet other criteria, including have disruptive behaviors such as anger outbursts or aggression and be able to complete the fMRI and EEG research procedures. Parent participation is also a factor in the study. Parents are given advice and taught strategies to help their child deal with aggression and frustration.

Participants are accepted into the study on a rolling admission basis. Children who participate in the study receive free therapy and a payment for participation.

 


Get Your FREE Indoor Activity eGuide!

More Doctors, Medical Providers & Treatment: Special Needs Articles

How to Visit the Dentist with a Child with Special Needs
Targeted Genome Sequencing: The Future of Personalized Medicine
Tips for Choosing the Best Doctor for Your Child
Saying Goodbye to Your Pediatrician
Is a Health Care Proxy Right for Your Child with Disabilities?

Be a good fellow parent and share this with a friend who would be interested
Email Friend

Local Doctors, Medical Providers & Treatment: Special Needs Sponsors

Landmark Preschool
20 Portland Ave.
Redding, CT
203-544-8393
Landmark of Ridgefield Academy is an independent s...

Stamford Toys
970 High Ridge Road
Stamford, CT
203-332-7786
...

Gymnastics and Cheerleading Academy of Connecticut
85 Mill Plain Road
Fairfield, CT
203-610-8200
The Gymnastics & Cheerleading Academy of CT offers...

Westport School of Music (The)
18 Woods Grove Road
Westport, CT
203-227-4931
In recent years, a new addition to the School's cu...

Party Harty
616 Post Road E.
Westport, CT
203-454-2525
Party Harty is your one stop store for party decor...
See Our Doctors, Medical Providers & Treatment: Special Needs Directory

local zones

Nassau

Nassau cont.

Suffolk

Suffolk cont.

Westchester

Westchester cont.

Fairfield

Rockland

Rockland cont.

Queens

Queens cont.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn cont.

Manhattan

Copyright 2014 NY Metro Parents Magazine Site Design: THE VOICE