ERIC Number: EJ644571
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Publication Date: 2001
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Editors' Introduction: Prevention as Altering the Course of Development and the Complementary Purposes of Developmental and Prevention Sciences.
Maggs, Jennifer L.; Schulenberg, John
Applied Developmental Science, v5 n4 p196-200 2001
Prevention and developmental sciences have many complementary goals and much to gain by collaboration. The article introduces this special issue, which includes four empirical articles using growth modeling techniques (hierarchical linear modeling, latent growth curve analyses) to examine direct and indirect effects of theory-based, longitudinal prevention experiments on developmental trajectories of children's and adolescents' substance use, delinquency, and school bonding. (Author)
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Child Development, Children, Delinquency, Prevention, Program Effectiveness, School Attitudes, Student Behavior, Student School Relationship, Substance Abuse, Youth Problems
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