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Kerr, David C. R.; Reinke, Wendy M.; Eddy, J. Mark – Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 2013
We examined associations between adolescent problem trajectories and suicide risk outcomes in 361 community participants. Depressive symptoms (self-report) and externalizing behaviors (parent report) were assessed six times from grades 5 to 10. Parallel process linear growth curves indicated that lifetime suicide attempt history assessed to age 25…
Descriptors: Correlation, Adolescents, At Risk Persons, Suicide
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Campione-Barr, Nicole; Greer, Kelly Bassett; Kruse, Anna – Child Development, 2013
Issues of equality and fairness and invasion of the personal domain, 2 previously identified topic areas of adolescent sibling conflict (N. Campione-Barr & J. G. Smetana, 2010), were examined in 145 dyads ("M" [subscript first-born] = 14.97, "SD" = 1.69 years; "M" [subscript second-born] = 12.20,…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Sibling Relationship, Siblings, Emotional Adjustment
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Kugler, Kari C.; Vasilenko, Sara A.; Butera, Nicole M.; Coffman, Donna L. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2017
Although early sexual initiation has been linked to negative outcomes, it is unknown whether these effects are causal. In this study, we use propensity score methods to estimate the causal effect of early sexual initiation on young adult sexual risk behaviors and health outcomes using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Young Adults, Adolescents, Probability
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Robles-Pina, Rebecca A.; DeFrance, Emily; Cox, Deborah; Woodward, April – International Journal on School Disaffection, 2005
Depression in urban Hispanic adolescents can have negative influences on their ability to acquire a sound education. This study was conducted on 191 urban Hispanic adolescents ages 13-18. The findings indicated that (a) Hispanic females were more depressed than Hispanic males, (b) 42% of the participants had been retained a grade, (c) 7% had…
Descriptors: Females, Mental Health, Adolescents, Self Concept