MRUG

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MRUGMidwest Regional Users Group (Omaha, NE)
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Mrug said low potassium is an indication of a diet bereft of healthy fruits and vegetables rich in potassium.
Si bien se han evidenciado resultados relativamente favorables de la farmacoterapia, de las terapias comportamentales y de la combinacion de estas en la disminucion de conductas hiperactivas y de falta de atencion de este alumnado, estas intervenciones no tienen consecuencias positivas, en muchas ocasiones, en su aceptacion social por parte de los companeros de escuela (Mrug, Hoza & Gerdes, 2001).
Although most studies focus on the consequences of the direct exposure to violence, researchers have indicated that not only being the victim, but also observing, witnessing or hearing about violence cases--indirect exposure--is also a risk factor for development (Almeida, Miranda, & Lourenfo, 2013; Ho & Cheung, 2010; Mrug & Windle, 2010).
"We chose to look at sleep patterns in urban African-American adolescents, due to information we understood from earlier research in the field," Mrug said.
Se ha senalado ademas que en la infancia la perpetracion de violencia de genero cruzada, la crianza dura, la desviacion del grupo de pares, los bajos ingresos familiares y los riesgos en el vecindario, influyen significativamente en las actitudes hacia la violencia de pareja en la adolescencia (Windle & Mrug, 2009).
"There could also be other reasons, such as family structure and socioeconomic status, that may drive both early puberty and problem behaviors," lead researcher Sylvie Mrug, of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, (http://consumer.healthday.com/kids-health-information-23/parenting-health-news-525/early-puberty-in-girls-linked-to-bad-behavior-682843.html) told Health Day.
Alem das caracteristicas proprias do TDAH, deve-se salientar que essas criancas podem apresentar alta frequencia de problemas de comportamento (Marton, Wiener, Rogers, Moore & Tannock, 2009) e serem frequentemente rejeitadas por seus pares (Mrug et al., 2009), fatores esses que influenciam negativamente sobre o repertorio de habilidades sociais na infancia.
Youth substance abuse is often undertaken as a means to befriend substance abusing peers and to be socially accepted (Mrug, Gaines, Su, & Windle, 2010).
Thus, in addition to the family and school environments, the inclusion of the variable community as a development context has been highlighted in recent studies (Ennett et al., 2010; Mayberry et al., 2009; Mrug, Loosier, & Windle, 2008; Prelow et al., 2007; Raffaelli, Koller, Cerqueira-Santos, & Moraes, 2007; Youngblade et al., 2007).
Similarly, in psychological research, families living in poverty have been discussed in terms of their lack of resources, children in poorer health (Wood, 2003), higher rates of depression (Galea et al., 2007), and the increased Probability of antisocial behavior and child externalizing behavior (Dubow & Ipolito, 1994; Mrug & Windle, 2009).