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Parental Monitoring and the Prevention of Child and Adolescent Problem Behavior: A Conceptual and Empirical Formulation
The present report provides an empirical rationale for placing parental monitoring of children's adaptations as a key construct in development and prevention research and provides an integrative framework for various research traditions as well as developmental periods of interest. Expand
The evolutionary basis of risky adolescent behavior: implications for science, policy, and practice.
The evolutionary model contends that understanding the evolutionary functions of adolescence is critical to explaining why adolescents engage in risky behavior and that successful intervention depends on working with, instead of against, adolescent goals and motivations. Expand
When interventions harm. Peer groups and problem behavior.
Development and intervention evidence relevant to iatrogenic effects in peer-group interventions are explored and it is proposed that peer aggregation during early adolescence, under some circumstances, inadvertently reinforces problem behavior. Expand
The family check-up with high-risk indigent families: preventing problem behavior by increasing parents' positive behavior support in early childhood.
Intervention effects occurred predominantly among families reporting high levels of problem behavior at child age 2, and improvements in positive behavior support mediated improvements in children's early problem behavior. Expand
Family and peer predictors of substance use from early adolescence to early adulthood: an 11-year prospective analysis.
The results suggest that a significant shift in the nature of family influence occurred across adolescence and into early adulthood, but deviant peer influence was relatively consistent across this period, and suggested that an important aspect of the family context is its influence on choice of friends and peer group composition. Expand
Peer contagion in child and adolescent social and emotional development.
It appears that a history of peer rejection is a vulnerability factor for influence by peers, and adult monitoring, supervision, positive parenting, structure, and self-regulation serve as protective factors. Expand
Early predictors of male delinquency: a review.
A systematic review is presented of prediction studies on delinquency. The main aim is to identify etiological variables for delinquency that, in different studies and across different populations,Expand
Family, School, and Behavioral Antecedents to Early Adolescent Involvement with Antisocial Peers.
This study focuses on the prediction of early adolescent involvement with antisocial peers from boys' experiences in school, family, and behavior at age 10. Two hundred and six boys and theirExpand
Deviancy training in male adolescent friendships
The conversations of 186 adolescent boys (13 to 14 years old) and their friends were videotaped and analyzed to understand the processes of influence associated with antisocial behavior. TheExpand
The relations among cumulative risk, parenting, and behavior problems during early childhood.
Results highlight the importance of cumulative risk during early childhood, and particularly the effect that the level of contextual risk can have on the parenting context during this developmental period. Expand