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ERIC Number: EJ551016
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-3920
Disruptiveness, Friends' Characteristics, and Delinquency in Early Adolescence: A Test of Two Competing Models of Development.
Vitaro, Frank; Tremblay, Richard E.; Kerr, Margaret; Pagani, Linda; Bukowski, William M.
Child Development, v68 n4 p676-89 Aug 1997
Tested the individual characteristics and deviant peer association theoretical models of friends' influence on the development of delinquency in disruptive boys. Found that moderately disruptive boys with aggressive-disturbing friends were more delinquent at age 13 than other subgroups of moderately disruptive boys. Highly disruptive and conforming boys were unaffected by their friends' characteristics. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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