ERIC Number: EJ676924
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Sibling Influences on Adolescent Delinquent Behaviour: An Australian Longitudinal Study.
Fagan, Abigail A.; Najman, Jake M.
Journal of Adolescence, v26 n5 p547-59 Oct 2003
Examines sibling influences on adolescent delinquency. Based on maternal and self reports, a moderately strong association between siblings' delinquency is found. Relationship remains significant controlling for childhood aggression and family environment factors measured during childhood (age 5) and adolescence (age 14). Effect varies according to sex composition of sibling pair, and is stronger for those whose parents have been arrested. (Contains 39 references and 4 tables.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Australia