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Siennick, Sonja E.; Widdowson, Alex O.; Ragan, Daniel T. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2017
School moves during adolescence predict lower peer integration and higher exposure to delinquent peers. Yet mobility and peer problems have several common correlates, so differences in movers' and non-movers' social adjustment may be due to selection rather than causal effects of school moves. Drawing on survey and social network data from a…
Descriptors: Peer Influence, Delinquency, Student Surveys, Early Adolescents
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Lippold, Melissa A.; Powers, Christopher J.; Syvertsen, Amy K.; Feinberg, Mark E.; Greenberg, Mark T. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2013
This longitudinal study investigates whether rural adolescents who transition to a new school in sixth grade have higher levels of risky behavior than adolescents who transition in seventh grade. Our findings indicate that later school transitions had little effect on problem behavior between sixth and ninth grades. Cross-sectional analyses found…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Problems, Longitudinal Studies, Case Studies
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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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Repinski, Daniel J.; Shonk, Susan M. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2002
Examined the differential association of mothers' and of fathers' warm/supportive and hostile behavior with adolescents' school functioning and problem behavior, and considered both the direct and indirect processes whereby parents' behavior is related to those domains of adolescents' adjustment. Found that adolescents' self- representations…
Descriptors: Adolescent Behavior, Adolescents, Behavior Problems, Emotional Adjustment