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The prevalence and consequences of exposure to violence among African-American youth.
The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between chronic exposure to community violence and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in a nonrandom sample (N = 221) ofExpand
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Exposure to violence and presence of depression among low-income, African-American youth.
  • K. Fitzpatrick
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of consulting and clinical psychology
  • 1 June 1993
Distributional properties and correlates of the Children's Depression Inventory (CDI) were presented for a sample (n = 221) of low-income, African-American youths between 7 and 18 years of age. TheExpand
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Depressive symptomatology, exposure to violence, and the role of social capital among African American adolescents.
Focusing on the role of capital as both personal and social resources for adolescents, the authors examined depressive symptomatology among a sample of 10- to 18-year-old African American youthsExpand
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Fighting among America's youth: a risk and protective factors approach.
  • K. Fitzpatrick
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of health and social behavior
  • 1 June 1997
Using three nationally representative, stratified samples of youth, this paper examines health-comprising behavior (fighting) using a risk and protective factors model. In addition, the interplayExpand
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Does class matter? SES and psychosocial health among Hungarian adolescents.
Previous research finds a significant relationship between socioeconomic inequalities and health status: individuals with lower income, education, and occupational prestige have and report moreExpand
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Aggression and environmental risk among low-income African-American youth.
  • K. Fitzpatrick
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Journal of adolescent health : official…
  • 1 September 1997
PURPOSE This study examined the extent to which individual, family, and environmental factors discriminated between aggressive and nonaggressive African-American youth. METHODS One hundred fiftyExpand
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Intersecting Social Affiliations and Intermarriage
A macrosociological theory's central principle, suggested by Simmel's concepts of crosscutting social circles and web of group affiliations, is that intersecting social differences promote intergroupExpand
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Criminal victimization among the homeless
Our study examines the prevalence and consequences of criminal victimization in a quota sample of homeless adults. This already besieged population experienced considerably higher rates ofExpand
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Policy, School Structure, and Sociodemographic Effects on Statewide High School Dropout Rates.
This article examines the effects of state policy, sociodemographic composition, and school structure on high school dropout rates in 1980. The findings support a mediating model in which stateExpand
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