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Peer Interactions, Relationships, and Groups
The chapter begins with a distinction made between the interactions children have with peers, the relationships they form with peers, and the groups and networks within which peer interactions and
The construction of the self: Developmental and sociocultural foundations, 2nd ed.
Foreword, William M. Bukowski 1. Introduction: A Contemporary Approach to Self-Development 2. Developmental Differences in Self-Representations during Childhood 3. Developmental Differences in
Measuring Friendship Quality During Pre- and Early Adolescence: The Development and Psychometric Properties of the Friendship Qualities Scale
The Friendship Qualities Scale is a theoretically grounded, multidimensional measurement instrument to assess the quality of children's and early adolescents' relationships with their best friends
Children's peer relations: a meta-analytic review of popular, rejected, neglected, controversial, and average sociometric status.
The broad-band behavioral analysis showed that popular children's array of competencies makes them likely recipients of positive peer nominations, whereas high levels of aggression and withdrawal and low levels of sociability and cognitive abilities are associated with rejected peer status.
The power of friendship: protection against an escalating cycle of peer victimization.
Results indicated that teacher-reported internalizing and externalizing behaviors predicted increases in peer-reported victimization, but the relation of internalizing behaviors to increases in victimization was attenuated for children with a protective friendship.
What aspects of peer relationships are impaired in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder?
Results demonstrated that children with ADHD were nominated as nonfriends by children of higher social preference and who were better liked by others, and had fewer dyadic friends than comparison children.
Handbook of Peer Interactions, Relationships, and Groups
Part I. Introduction: History and Theory. W.W. Hartup, Critical Issues and Theoretical Viewpoints. G.W. Ladd, Trends, Travails, and Turning Points in Early Research on Children's Peer Relationships:
The roles of social withdrawal, peer rejection, and victimization by peers in predicting loneliness and depressed mood in childhood
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relative contributions of social withdrawal, peer rejection, and victimization by peers in predicting feelings of loneliness and depressed mood over
Preadolescent friendship and peer rejection as predictors of adult adjustment.
Friendship and peer rejection were found to have unique implications for adaptive development and lower levels of preadolescent peer rejection uniquely predicted overall life status adjustment, whereas friended preadolescents had higher levels of general self-worth in adulthood even after controlling for perceived competence in pread adolescents.