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Yahraes, Herbert C.

Works: 55 works in 187 publications in 1 language and 6,375 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author, Redactor, Other
Classifications: HQ772, 301.4314
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Most widely held works by Herbert C Yahraes
A child's journey : forces that shape the lives of our young by Julius Segal( Book )

15 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why isn't Johnny crying? : coping with depression in children by Donald H McKnew( Book )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses case studies to provide information on the symptoms and causes of depression in children, and outlines options for treatment. Includes a list of resource centers
Research in the service of mental health : report of the Research Task Force of the National Institute of Mental Health by National Institute of Mental Health (U.S.)( Book )

15 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presented is a summary of the findings and recommendations of the National Institute of Mental Health (nimh) Task Force on Research in the Service of Mental Health. Research is discussed on topics which include background and organization of nimh research programs; biological, psychological, and sociocultural influences on behavior; role and support of basic research; mental illness and behavior disorders; critical developmental periods; alcohol abuse and alcoholism; drug abuse; social problems; mental disorders and emotional disturbances; treatment needs and mental health services; and dissemination and use of research results. Common report themes are noted which are pervasive substantive needs (such as more information on preventive factors), pervasive needs in the interest of continued research (such as improved methodologies), the need to broaden the use of research findings, the need for synthesis and integration, and the need for better communication and coordination. Provided is a list of members of the coordinating committee, study groups, and panel of research consultants. (Sb)
The mental health of rural America : the rural programs of the National Institute of Mental Health. by National Institute of Mental Health (U.S.)( Book )

10 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prepared by the National Institute of Mental Health staff and grantees, this report gives not only the quantitative research data, but also demonstrations of community mental health efforts that serve as excellent models for other communities to follow. Chapter I presents An Introduction: The Setting and an Overview; Chapter ii, Studies of Rural Life and Mental Health: epidemiological and demographic studies, the attitudes of rural delinquents and rural suicide rates. Chapter iii, New Approaches to Rural Mental Health Service, covers closing the gap between hospital and community, and mobilizing and strengthening community resources, while Chapter iv, Community Mental Health Centers in Rural America, details these centers, staffing, financing, transportation, and regional differences. Chapter v, Rural Mental Health Centers: Five Case Histories, centers on Appalachia, the Northeast Kingdom (Vermont), Aroostook County (Maine), Down East (Maine), and Prarie View (Kansas). Chapter vi, State Hospitals with Rural Patients, presents the Hospital Improvement Program and grants for Hospital Staff Development; Chapter vii, Supplying the Manpower, discusses continuing education and experimental and special training programs. Chapter viii presents the summary and "a quick look ahead". (Km)
The mental health of urban America; the urban programs of the National Institute of Mental Health by National Institute of Mental Health (U.S.)( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detection and prevention of learning disorders by Herbert C Yahraes( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The document provides an overview of learning disabilities and described are various approaches to the detection and prevention of these handicapping conditions. Discussed in the introduction are definitions of learning disorders, the multiple nature of the handicap, and maturational lag as a cause. A section on clinical approaches covers research in such areas as cerebral dominance, the role of the brain's hemispheres, signs of neurological deficits, results of intervention, and scanning tests. An experimental approach is discussed in another section which reviews tests, their predictive value, and some results of intervention. Basic causes of learning disability are noted in a final section including hereditary and environmental factors, and complications of pregnancy and birth. (Im)
Teaching mothers mothering by Herbert C Yahraes( Book )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Described is a project in which poor Black and White parents were trained by paraprofessional visitors to use simple stimulation activites with their infants. Results of Stanford-Binet Scores at age 6 are said to indicate that four of the seven experimental groups scored significantly higher than control groups; and followup at grade 3 indicated that of 30 children who stayed in the program longer than 1 year, 28 attended regular classes as compared to only 14 of 20 controls. Considered are factors related to children's outcome (including mother-child interaction and the mother's view of locus of control); changes in the mothers (including greater self esteem); and class differences in childrearing. Other topics dealt with include ideas for a prevention program, effects of changes in teaching methods, parent-child interaction patterns; and methods of involving parents in school. (Cl)
Why young people become antisocial by Herbert C Yahraes( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genes and mental health : the mechanisms of heredity in major mental illnesses by Herbert C Yahraes( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New light on autism and other puzzling disorders of childhood by Herbert C Yahraes( Book )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What research shows about birth order, personality, and I.Q. by Herbert C Yahraes( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long-range study of schizophrenia by Herbert C Yahraes( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The booklet reviews the findings of a Danish longitudinal study involving 200 children (10-20 years old) at risk for schizophrenia and 100 controls. The views of the study's investigator, S. Mednick, regarding the schizophrenic Ss' learned avoidance and heightened physiological response to stress are explained. Other findings discussed include that most schizophrenic Ss had prenatal and birth difficulties and had been separated from their parents early in life. Evidence that the schizophrenic process in women may differ from that in men is considered. It is explained that Mednick views schizophrenia as an "evasion of life" which is a learned behavior: he suggests that the schizophrenic learns to avoid stress or anxiety by switching into irrelevant thinking. A second long-range investigation underway in Mauritius is reported to be examining the influence of the autonomic nervous system on children's behavior. (Cl)
Developing a sense of competence in young children by Herbert C Yahraes( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Findings from research investigating the development of competence in young children are summarized in this pamphlet. Characteristics of the competent 6-year-old, derived from the systematic observation of more than 100 children in various settings over a two-year period, are listed. A study aimed at identifying the kinds of experiences regularly associated with excellent or poor development is described and findings related to the child's attention seeking, service procuring, visual information gathering, language environment, aimless time, intellectual functioning, compliance, imitation, and exploratory experiences are discussed. Three major functions which were found to distinguish parents of competent children from other parents (designing the child's world, consulting with the child, and setting limits) are discussed. The importance of the first three years of life in laying the foundation for the development of competence is discussed and the particularly critical period from 6 to 24 months of age is examined in terms of the development of language, curiosity, aptitude in social relations, and intelligence. Two sources of particular stress in child rearing, the child's negativistic stage which occurs between 14 and 24 months and the spacing of children closer than three years apart, are discussed. Three major obstacles that families face in trying to provide optimum child rearing environments are identified and suggestions for overcoming these obstacles are offered. (Jmb)
Causes, detection, and treatment of childhood depression by Herbert C Yahraes( Book )

6 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three types of depressive illness of childhood (masked depression, acute depressive illness, and chronic depressive illness) are described; contributing factors (heredity and parental behavior) are discussed; and indications of depression are considered. Briefly reviewed are various methods of treating depressed children, including the use of antidepressive drugs. (Sbh)
Styles in temperament & their effect on behavior by Herbert C Yahraes( Book )

5 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviewed is research on parents' and others' responses to a child's temperament and the effects of early temperament on the child's development. Research findings are seen to indicate that children with difficult temperaments need to be handled with an exceptional amount of patience, firmness, and understanding. (Sbh)
The Child's emotions : how physical illness can affect them by Joyce R Wasserstein( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parents as leaders : the role of control and discipline by Herbert C Yahraes( Book )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This paper reviews Diana Baumrind's studies of the effect of various types of parental control on children's behavior and concludes that a child is more likely to develop a sense of competence, responsibility, and independence if he or she is given firm and reasonable guidelines. A brief survey of Baumrind's first two studies of preschool children and their parents indicates that, in association with other factors, firm parental discipline makes for competent children. Baumrind's third project, a longitudinal study of 150 children enrolled in nursery school in 1967 and their well-educated, middle-class families is examined in greater detail. The phase of research reported here was on the effects of different kinds of parental discipline upon children's instrumental competence (social responsibility, independence, orientation to succeed, and vigor). Three major types of parents were identified in this study, each having different effects on preschool children: (1) authoritarian (values obedience and the preservation of order; restricts the child's autonomy; no give or take); (2) authoritative (directs child's activities firmly, consistently and rationally; sets standards, but does not regard self as infallible); (3) permissive (gives child as much freedom as is consistent with child's physical survival). Children of authoritative parents were found to be most competent in nursery school. A follow-up study of 96 of the children and their parents when the children were between 8 and 9 years old indicated that, as before, children of authoritative parents were most competent. (Cm)
The tie between physical and behavioral irregularities of children by Herbert C Yahraes( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Research is showing that the incidence of minor physical abnormalities correlates with learning and behavioral problems in children. J. Rappoport and associates at Georgetown University have developed a scale to count such physical abnormalitites as the epicanthus fold, placement of ears, curve of little finger, length of toes, or lack of earlobes. The number of such abnormalities, not the kind, correlates positively with such behavioral disturbances as aggression, impulsivity, inhibition, and anxiety. The use of the scale can identify infants at risk for later learning and behavioral problems leading to an appropriate preventive program. (Db)
The importance of play by Constance Stapleton( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epilepsy-the ghost is out of the closet by Herbert C Yahraes( Book )

10 editions published between 1944 and 1973 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Why isn't Johnny crying? : coping with depression in children
Alternative Names
Yahraes, Herbert

Yahraes, Herbert C. Jr

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