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To Parcel or Not to Parcel: Exploring the Question, Weighing the Merits
We examine the controversial practice of using parcels of items as manifest variables in structural equation modeling (SEM) procedures. After detailing arguments pro and con, we conclude that theExpand
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Preschool and Child Care Expulsion and Suspension: Rates and Predictors in One State
Rates and predictors of preschool expulsion and suspension were examined in a randomly selected sample of Massachusetts preschool teachers (N = 119). During a 12-month period, 39% of teachersExpand
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Supported socialization for people with psychiatric disabilities: Lessons from a randomized controlled trial
Two hundred and sixty people with psychiatric disabilities who were socially isolated and withdrawn were randomly assigned to one of three conditions to facilitate their engagement in social andExpand
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The social context of adolescent suicide attempts: interactive effects of parent, peer, and school social relations.
An ecological developmental model of adolescent suicidality was used to inform a hierarchical logistic regression analysis of longitudinal interactions between parent, peer, and school relations andExpand
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Resilience in homeless youth: the key role of self-esteem.
  • S. Kidd, G. Shahar
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American journal of orthopsychiatry
  • 1 April 2008
This study examined the protective role of self-esteem, social involvement, and secure attachment among homeless youths. These protective factors were examined as they ameliorate risks among 208Expand
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Supportive relationships and sexual risk behavior in adolescence: an ecological-transactional approach.
OBJECTIVE To examine the longitudinal associations between supportive relationships with friends and parents and sexual risk behavior in adolescence based on an ecological-transactional perspective.Expand
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Weapon violence in adolescence: parent and school connectedness as protective factors.
PURPOSE Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health), we investigated weapon violence involving violence exposure and commission, as well as the protective rolesExpand
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Abstract Previous analyses of data from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)-sponsored Treatment of Depression Collaborative Research Project (TDCRP) revealed that patients' perfectionismExpand
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Personality, interpersonal behavior, and depression: co-existence of stress-specific moderating and mediating effects
Abstract Moderating and mediating models of the depressogenic effect of personality (dependency and self-criticism), interpersonal behavior (excessive reassurance-seeking), and specific lifeExpand
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