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Zhou, Nan; Buehler, Cheryl – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2019
Although the assertion that marital hostility relates to higher levels of youth adjustment difficulties has been well established, few studies have examined cooperative marital conflict in relation to youth behavior problems. This study examined the main and moderating effects of cooperative marital conflict on youth behavior problems in a sample…
Descriptors: Marital Instability, Conflict, Behavior Problems, Correlation
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Lafavor, Theresa – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2018
Widening achievement gaps between homeless and highly mobile (HHM) youth and their peers highlight the need for research to understand effects of risk and adversity on development to promote resilience and positive adaptation. Youth living under the poverty line experience more risk and adversity, leading to difficulty in multiple domains…
Descriptors: Role, Executive Function, Reading Ability, Homeless People
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Heylen, Joke; Vasey, Michael W.; Dujardin, Adinda; Vandevivere, Eva; Braet, Caroline; De Raedt, Rudi; Bosmans, Guy – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2017
Based on former research, it can be assumed that attachment relationships provide a context in which children develop both the effortful control (EC) capacity and the repertoire of responses to regulate distress. Both are important to understand children's (mal)adjustment. While the latter assumption has been supported in several studies, less is…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Self Control, Behavior Problems, Early Adolescents
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Gangel, Meghan J.; Keane, Susan P.; Calkins, Susan D.; Shanahan, Lilly; O'Brien, Marion – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2017
This study examined two competing hypotheses regarding the moderators of the association between relational aggression and peer status in early adolescence. The "mitigation relational aggression" hypothesis examined whether positive social behaviors reduced the negative effects of relational aggression, thus amplifying the association…
Descriptors: Correlation, Aggression, Early Adolescents, Social Behavior
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Collibee, Charlene; LeTard, Amanda J.; Aikins, Julie Wargo – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2016
Both autonomy and friendship quality have consistently been associated with adolescent adjustment. To date, the potentially moderating role of peer relationships in the context of autonomy achievement has received less attention. The present study used observational and quantitative data, as well as multiple reporters, to examine interactions…
Descriptors: Friendship, Correlation, Personal Autonomy, Adolescents
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Kehoe, Christiane E.; Havighurst, Sophie S.; Harley, Ann E. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2015
This study investigated the relationship between parent emotion socialization and youth somatic complaints (SC) in an early adolescent sample using a longitudinal experimental design. An emotion-focused parenting intervention, which taught parent's skills to improve their emotional competence and emotion socialization, was used to examine whether…
Descriptors: Role, Questionnaires, Intervention, Self Control
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Jager, Justin; Yuen, Cynthia X.; Putnick, Diane L.; Hendricks, Charlene; Bornstein, Marc H. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2015
Most research exploring the interplay between context and adolescent separation and detachment has focused on the family; in contrast, this investigation directs its attention outside of the family to peers. Utilizing a latent variable approach for modeling interactions and incorporating reports of behavioral adjustment from 14-year-old…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Peer Relationship, Parent Child Relationship, Behavior Problems
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Alegre, Albert; Benson, Mark J.; Pérez-Escoda, Núria – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2014
This study examines the relation between maternal warmth and the internalizing and externalizing problems of early adolescents, and the potential mediation of this relation by emotional insecurity. The hypotheses for the study derive from Cummings and Davies' theory of emotional security. The current study extends the theory to security processes…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Security (Psychology), Theories
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Raval, Vaishali V.; Raval, Pratiksha H.; Deo, Neeraj – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2014
Studies examining the link between parental socialization and child functioning in varying cultural contexts are scarce. Focusing on early adolescents in suburban middle-class families in India, the present study examined interrelations among reports of mothers' socialization goals, socialization behaviors in response to child emotion, child…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Socialization, Self Control, Correlation
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Duchesne, Stéphane; Ratelle, Catherine F.; Feng, Bei – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2014
This longitudinal study builds on research addressing changes in achievement goal orientations (AG) across the transition to middle school. We had two objectives. The first was to identify and describe different development trajectories of AG (mastery, performance-approach, and performance-avoidance) from the last year of elementary school (Grade…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Goal Orientation, Depression (Psychology), Foreign Countries
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Johnson, Lesley E.; Greenberg, Mark T. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2013
This community-based study examined differences in parenting quality and parent symptoms for youth in four categories: anxious (elevated anxiety symptoms), depressed (elevated depressive symptoms), comorbid (elevated anxiety and depressive symptoms), and nonelevated (elevations of neither type). Respondents were 976 young adolescents (mean age =…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Parenting Styles, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Depression (Psychology)
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Gentzler, Amy L.; Morey, Jennifer N.; Palmer, Cara A.; Yi, Chit Yuen – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2013
This study examined how maximizing and minimizing responses to positive events were associated with sustained positive feelings about the events and adjustment in a community sample of 56 young adolescents (31 boys and 25 girls, 10-14 years of age). On daily reports, adolescents reported their positive emotional reactions to their best event each…
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Correlation, Emotional Response, Affective Behavior
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Thompson, Richard; Tabone, Jiyoung Kim; Litrownik, Alan J.; Briggs, Ernestine C.; Hussey, Jon M.; English, Diana J.; Dubowitz, Howard – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2011
Little is known about the early childhood indicators of adolescent risk. The link between trajectories of externalizing behavioral problems and early adolescent risk behavior was examined in a longitudinal sample of 875 child participants in the LONGSCAN studies. Five trajectory groups of children defined by externalizing behavior problems were…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Delinquency, Early Adolescents, Predictor Variables
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Gaertner, Alden E.; Fite, Paula J.; Colder, Craig R. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2011
Research indicates peer socialization processes affect the development of problem behavior in childhood and adolescence; however moderating peer factors have not been readily examined. Friendship intimate exchange may be an important factor to consider, as literature suggests that intimate exchange becomes an increasingly important aspect of…
Descriptors: Socialization, Delinquency, Caregivers, Early Adolescents
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German, Miguelina; Gonzales, Nancy A.; Dumka, Larry – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2009
This study examined interactive relations between adolescent, maternal, and paternal familism values and deviant peer affiliations in predicting adolescent externalizing problems within low-income, Mexican-origin families (N = 598). Adolescent, maternal, and paternal familism values interacted protectively with deviant peer affiliations to predict…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Early Adolescents, Social Values, Mexican Americans
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