Peter Zettergren

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The immediate advantages of adolescent friendships and disadvantages of peer rejection are well documented, but there is little evidence that these effects extend into adulthood. This study tested the hypothesis that peer relationships during adolescence predict life satisfaction during middle adulthood, using data from a 30-year prospective longitudinal(More)
BACKGROUND Earlier research shows that peer-rejected children are at risk of a wide range of subsequent adjustment difficulties in different social contexts, as, for example, in school. AIMS This study investigated the academic performance and school adjustment in adolescence of children with different peer status in middle childhood. SAMPLE Age 15 boys(More)
situation-general, direct preference, or more multidimensional criteria, such as “liking” or “friendship” questions. In a recent meta-analytic review, Jiang and Cillessen (2005) noticed that peer nomination methods in different studies varied substantially as to specificity in the above sense. The authors examined the short-term and long-term stability of(More)
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