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Rudolph, Karen D.; Lansford, Jennifer E.; Agoston, Anna M.; Sugimura, Niwako; Schwartz, David; Dodge, Kenneth A.; Pettit, Gregory S.; Bates, John E. – Child Development, 2014
Two prospective studies examined a theoretical model wherein exposure to victimization, resulting from early behavioral risk, heightens children's social alienation and subsequent deviant peer affiliation (DPA). Across Study 1 (298 girls, 287 boys; K-7th grade; 5-12¬†years) and Study 2 (338 girls, 298 boys; 2nd-6th grade; 8-12¬†years),…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Victims, Bullying, At Risk Persons
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Ostrov, Jamie M. – Child Development, 2010
The current study involved a short-term longitudinal study of young children (M = 44.56 months, SD = 11.88, N = 103) to test the prospective associations between peer victimization and aggression subtypes. Path analyses documented that teacher-reported physical victimization was uniquely associated with increases in observed physical aggression…
Descriptors: Aggression, Peer Relationship, Correlation, Victims of Crime
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Mostow, Allison J.; Izard, Carroll E.; Fine, Sarah; Trentacosta, Christopher J. – Child Development, 2002
This study examined a model of emotional, cognitive, and behavior predictors of peer acceptance in 201 early elementary school students. Findings indicated that social skills mediated the effect of emotion knowledge on same- and opposite-sex social preference. However, social skills and verbal ability were more strongly related to opposite-sex…
Descriptors: Child Behavior, Children, Cognitive Development, Emotional Development
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Bogenschneider, Karen; Wu, Ming-yeh; Raffaelli, Marcela; Tsay, Jenner C. – Child Development, 1998
Examined parent/peer linkages and how both types of experiences influence substance use in European-American adolescents. Found that mothers' responsiveness lessened adolescents' peer orientation, which reduced substance use. This process was moderated by maternal values regarding adolescent alcohol use. Among fathers, closer monitoring was…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Rearing, Drinking, Drug Use