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Patty Leijten

Former projects

Parental sensitivity to disruptive child behavior (with MA student Susanne Schulz)

Funded by the UvA Research Institute of Child Development and Education.
Findings are published in Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology.

Using microtrials to better understand the effects of  discrete parenting behavior on child compliance

Funders include the Fulbright Organisation.
Findings are published in Clinical Psychology: Science and PracticeBehaviour Research and Therapyand PLOS ONE.

How transportable are parenting programs across countries?

Funded by the Swedish Board of Health and Welfare (PI Frances Gardner).
Findings are published in Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.

How sustained are parenting program effects? (with PhD student Jolien van Aar)

Funded by the UvA Research Institute of Child Development and Education.
Findings are published in Clinical Psychology Review and Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.

Effectiveness of the Incredible Years parenting program in families with fewer socioeconomic advantages and migration histories (PhD project)

Funded by ZonMw (PI Bram Orobio de Castro).
Findings are published in Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent PsychologyAmerican Journal of Orthopsychiatryand Systeemtherapie (Dutch).
Awarded with a ZonMw 'pearlfor excellent research with impact.

Effectiveness of a parenting program to enhance parent-adolescent communication (MA project)

Findings are published in Journal of Adolescence and Kind and Adolescent (Dutch).
This program is now included in the Dutch database of effective youth interventions