A longitudinal study of psychological functioning and academic attainment at the transition to secondary school.

@article{Riglin2013ALS,
  title={A longitudinal study of psychological functioning and academic attainment at the transition to secondary school.},
  author={Lucy Riglin and Norah L Frederickson and Katherine H. Shelton and Frances Rice},
  journal={Journal of adolescence},
  year={2013},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={507-17}
}
This longitudinal study of adolescents in the first year of secondary school, examined the relationship between psychological functioning at the beginning of year 7 (mean age 11.25 years) with attainment at the end of year 7 (mean age 11.78 years). Depressive symptoms, school liking and conduct problems predicted lower attainment across time having controlled for the temporal stability in psychological functioning and attainment. School concerns predicted lower attainment for boys only, and the… CONTINUE READING

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