2. Temperament and Self-Regulation

  1. Edilma L. Yearwood PhD, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN,
  2. Geraldine S. Pearson PhD, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN and
  3. Jamesetta A. Newland PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, DPNAP
  1. Pamela Galehouse and
  2. Marie Foley

Published Online: 28 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118704660.ch2

Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health

Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health

How to Cite

Galehouse, P. and Foley, M. (2012) Temperament and Self-Regulation, in Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health (eds E. L. Yearwood, G. S. Pearson and J. A. Newland), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118704660.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 9 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813807867

Online ISBN: 9781118704660



  • Attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD);
  • Emotional regulation;
  • Emotions course (EC);
  • Feldman's model;
  • Orbital frontal cortex (OFC);
  • Rothbart's temperament theory;
  • Temperament and self-regulation


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction/Overview

  • Description of the Issue

  • Assessment

  • Observations in Context: Children with Serious Emotional or Behavioral Problems

  • Linkages with Behavioral/Psychiatric Profile

  • Goodness of Fit

  • Evidence-based Implications for Practice

  • Models of Treatment

  • Case Exemplar

  • Summary

  • Recommended Resources

  • References