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Englund, Michelle M.; Siebenbruner, Jessica – Journal of Adolescence, 2012
This study extends previous research investigating the developmental pathways predicting adolescent alcohol and marijuana use by examining the cascading effects of externalizing and internalizing symptoms and academic competence in the prediction of use and level of use of these substances in adolescence. Participants (N = 191) were drawn from a…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Marijuana, Path Analysis, Behavior Problems
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Davis, Sarah K.; Humphrey, Neil – Journal of Adolescence, 2012
Theoretically, trait and ability emotional intelligence (EI) should mobilise coping processes to promote adaptation, plausibly operating as personal resources determining choice and/or implementation of coping style. However, there is a dearth of research deconstructing if/how EI impacts mental health via multiple coping strategies in adolescence.…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Emotional Intelligence, Depression (Psychology), Coping
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Soenens, Bart; Park, Seong-Yeon; Vansteenkiste, Maarten; Mouratidis, Athanasios – Journal of Adolescence, 2012
In recent research on psychologically controlling parenting, debate has arisen about the cross-cultural relevance of this construct, with some scholars arguing that the developmental outcomes of psychological control are culture-bound and others arguing that the detrimental effects of psychological control generalize across cultures. This study…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Parent Influence, Depression (Psychology)
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Perez, J. Carola; Cumsille, Patricio – Journal of Adolescence, 2012
The study analyzes the way in which adolescents' temperamental characteristics interact with parental control to shape adolescent decision making development. A sample of high-school Chilean adolescents (N = 391) answered a self-report questionnaire that included measures of behavioral autonomy (the extent to which adolescents make decisions in…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Path Analysis, Decision Making, Personality Traits
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Mason, Michael J.; Mennis, Jeremy; Schmidt, Christopher D. – Journal of Adolescence, 2011
This study tested a mediation model of the relationship with tobacco use, social network quality (level of risk or protection in a network), and substance use (alcohol and/or illicit drugs) with a sample of 301 urban adolescents. It was theorized that social network quality would mediate the effect of tobacco use, accounting for PTSD symptoms and…
Descriptors: Smoking, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, At Risk Persons, Prevention
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Christensen, Katherine J.; Padilla-Walker, Laura M.; Busby, Dean M.; Hardy, Sam A.; Day, Randal D. – Journal of Adolescence, 2011
This study examined how mother and father-child relationship quality and marital forgiveness were related to early adolescents' forgiveness of mothers and fathers. Adolescents' social-cognitive skills (empathy and emotional regulation) and parents' forgiveness of child were examined as mediators. Mother, father, and child self-reported…
Descriptors: Mothers, Early Adolescents, Parent Child Relationship, Adolescents
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Krahe, Barbara; Moller, Ingrid – Journal of Adolescence, 2011
The relations between adolescents' habitual usage of media violence and their tendency to engage in aggressive and prosocial behavior in a school setting were examined in a cross-sectional study with 1688 7th and 8th graders in Germany who completed measures of violent media exposure and normative acceptance of aggression. For each participant,…
Descriptors: Prosocial Behavior, Violence, Aggression, Females
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van Dulmen, Manfred H. M.; Goncy, Elizabeth A. – Journal of Adolescence, 2010
This paper illustrates an extension of the APIM technique within a path analysis framework by using cross-informant data on the outcome variable. Data for the current study were derived from a sample of young adult heterosexual couples who had been in a romantic relationship for at least four months (N = 115 couples). The findings from the current…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Young Adults, Path Analysis, Comparative Analysis
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Ybrandt, H. – Journal of Adolescence, 2008
A model of the relation between self-concept and internalizing and externalizing problem behaviours in adolescence, with the self-concept influencing problem behaviours (S[right arrow]IE), was assessed using a sample of 277 Swedish adolescents. The model was tested in a path analysis with data from Youth Self Report (YSR) and Structural Analysis…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Risk, Adolescents, Path Analysis
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d'Acremont, Mathieu.; Van der Linden, Martial – Journal of Adolescence, 2007
The aim of this study was to validate a French version of the Cognitive Emotion Regulation Questionnaire (CERQ; Garnefski, N., Kraaij, V., & Spinhoven, P., 2001. Negative life events, cognitive emotion regulation and emotional problems. "Personality and Individual Differences, 30," 1311-1327) and to explore its relationships with impulsivity and…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Secondary School Students, Psychopathology, Personality
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Marshall, Sheila K.; Tilton-Weaver, Lauree C.; Bosdet, Lara – Journal of Adolescence, 2005
Employing Goffman's [(1959). "The presentation of self in everyday life." New York: Doubleday and Company] notion of impression management, adolescents' conveyance of information about their whereabouts and activities to parents was assessed employing two methodologies. First, a two-wave panel design with a sample of 121 adolescents was used to…
Descriptors: Path Analysis, Adolescents, Parent Child Relationship, Self Disclosure (Individuals)
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Gentile, Douglas, A.; Lynch, Paul, J.; Linder, Jennifer Ruh; Walsh, David, A. – Journal of Adolescence, 2004
Video games have become one of the favorite activities of American children. A growing body of research is linking violent video game play to aggressive cognitions, attitudes, and behaviors. The first goal of this study was to document the video games habits of adolescents and the level of parental monitoring of adolescent video game use. The…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Adolescents, Video Games, Violence
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Wade, Terrance J.; Pevalin, David J.; Vingilis, Evelyn – Journal of Adolescence, 2000
Presents a replication of a model of student self-rated health initially proposed by Vingilis, Wade and Adlaf (1998). The original model is tested by a series of nested regression equations and path analysis. The results add support for the original model and are notable given that many items used to build the underlying constructs differ across…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Models, Path Analysis, Physical Health