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Integrative data analysis: the simultaneous analysis of multiple data sets.
There are both quantitative and methodological techniques that foster the development and maintenance of a cumulative knowledge base within the psychological sciences. Most noteworthy of theseExpand
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The Peer Context of Adolescent Substance Use: Findings from Social Network Analysis
To examine the peer context of adolescent substance use, social network analysis was used to measure three domains of attributes of peer networks: social embeddedness, social status, and socialExpand
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An internalizing pathway to alcohol use and disorder.
Research emanating from the field of developmental science indicates that initial risk factors for alcohol use and disorder can be evident in early childhood. One dominant developmental pathwayExpand
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Psychometric approaches for developing commensurate measures across independent studies: traditional and new models.
When conducting an integrative analysis of data obtained from multiple independent studies, a fundamental problem is to establish commensurate measures for the constructs of interest. Fortunately,Expand
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Pooling data from multiple longitudinal studies: the role of item response theory in integrative data analysis.
There are a number of significant challenges researchers encounter when studying development over an extended period of time, including subject attrition, the changing of measurement structuresExpand
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Specifying the relations between affect and heavy alcohol use among young adults.
Current reformulations of the tension reduction hypothesis posit that only a subset of vulnerable individuals are at risk for drinking in response to negative affect. To further specify this model,Expand
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The use of latent trajectory models in psychopathology research.
Despite the recent surge in the development of powerful modeling strategies to test questions about individual differences in stability and change over time, these methods are not currently widelyExpand
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The stress-negative affect model of adolescent alcohol use: disaggregating negative affect.
The current study addressed three primary limitations of previous research on the relations among stress, negative affect and adolescent alcohol use. These include failure to distinguish amongExpand
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Substance abuse hinders desistance in young adults' antisocial behavior.
We examined two hypotheses about the developmental relation between substance abuse and individual differences in desistance from antisocial behavior during young adulthood. The "snares" hypothesisExpand
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A Systematic Review of the Unique Prospective Association of Negative Affect Symptoms and Adolescent Substance Use Controlling for Externalizing Symptoms
This systematic review examines whether negative affect symptoms (i.e., anxiety, depression, and internalizing symptoms more broadly) predict subsequent adolescent substance use after controlling forExpand
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