Rebecca Stallings

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OBJECTIVE This article first summarizes key research findings from the Pittsburgh Youth Study from 1987 to the present, and focuses on delinquency in 1,517 young men who have been followed up from late childhood into their 20s. Second, the article addresses how indicators of self-control prospectively predict later offending, and whether the prediction(More)
Childhood predictors of adolescent offending careers were studied in 310 boys from the longitudinal Pittsburgh Youth Study who started offending prior to age 12. Three main groups were distinguished: serious persisters (n = 95), moderately serious persisters (n = 117), desisters (n = 63), and an intermittent group (n = 35). Group membership was predicted(More)
(2003). Relationships between personality and preferred substance and motivation for use among adolescent substance abusers. A trial of relapse prevention with severely dependent male problem drinkers. cognitive behavioural or motivational enhancement therapy for alcohol dependence. D.M. (2006). Combined pharmacotherapies and behavioral interventions for(More)
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