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Peer victimization in early adolescence: Association between physical and relational victimization and drug use, aggression, and delinquent behaviors among urban middle school students
This study examined associations between two forms of peer victimization, physical and relational, and externalizing behaviors including drug use, aggression, and delinquent behaviors among a sample
The role of social and cognitive processes in children's adjustment to community violence.
Planned comparisons revealed that violence exposure had the strongest effect on well-being among children with low social support or high levels of social strains, and children with high Levels of intrusive thinking were most likely to show heightened internalizing symptoms when they had inadequate social support.
Socialization of coping with community violence: influences of caregiver coaching, modeling, and family context.
Children's problem-focused coping in response to violence had the strongest associations with changes in their adjustment 6 months later, and Implications for interventions with youth and families are discussed.
Coping socialization in middle childhood: tests of maternal and paternal influences.
A theoretical model of parental socialization of children's coping behavior is described and tested with 310 elementary school children and there was modest support for the interactive effects of maternal coaching and modeling on girls' active coping and boys' avoidant coping.
Violence Exposure and Adjustment in Inner-City Youth: Child and Caregiver Emotion Regulation Skill, Caregiver–Child Relationship Quality, and Neighborhood Cohesion as Protective Factor
Child emotion regulation skill, felt acceptance from caregiver, observed quality of caregiver–child interaction, and caregiver regulation of emotion each were protective, but the pattern of protection differed across level of the child's ecology and form of adjustment.
The Longitudinal Consistency of Mother–Child Reporting Discrepancies of Parental Monitoring and Their Ability to Predict Child Delinquent Behaviors Two Years Later
Mother–child discrepancies in reports of parental monitoring can be employed as new individual differences measurements in developmental psychopathology research, suggesting that mother–child reporting discrepancies provided information distinct from the absolute frequency of reports.
Whose depression relates to discrepancies? Testing relations between informant characteristics and informant discrepancies from both informants' perspectives.
Mothers' and children's depressive symptoms were each uniquely related to mother-child rating discrepancies on a multidimensional dyadic construct: domains associated with parental monitoring (i.e., Child Disclosure, Parental Knowledge, and Parental Solicitation).
Coping in middle childhood: Relations to competence, Type A behavior, monitoring, blunting, and locus of control.
The roles that social competence, Type A behavior, monitoring, blunting, and locus of control play in coping with everyday stressors was investigated. Forty-eight 2nd and 52 5th graders were
Neighborhood Types and Externalizing Behavior in Urban School-Age Children: Tests of Direct, Mediated, and Moderated Effects
We evaluated the association of neighborhood types and externalizing behavior problems in 99 predominately African-American urban children (M = 10.7 years), and the extent to which qualities of the