A test of the social development model during the transition to junior high with Mexican American adolescents.

@article{Roosa2011ATO,
  title={A test of the social development model during the transition to junior high with Mexican American adolescents.},
  author={Mark W. Roosa and Katharine H. Zeiders and George P. Knight and Nancy A. Gonzales and Jenn-Yun Tein and Delia S Saenz and Megan O'Donnell and Cady Berkel},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  year={2011},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={527-37}
}
Mexican American adolescents have higher rates of externalizing problems than their peers from other ethnic and racial groups. To begin the process of understanding factors related to externalizing problems in this population, this study used the social development model (SDM) and prospective data across the transition to junior high school from 750 diverse Mexican American families. In addition, the authors examined whether familism values provided a protective effect for relations within the… CONTINUE READING

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