Aggressive versus withdrawn unpopular children: variations in peer and self-perceptions in multiple domains.

@article{Hymel1993AggressiveVW,
  title={Aggressive versus withdrawn unpopular children: variations in peer and self-perceptions in multiple domains.},
  author={Sabrina N. Hymel and A M Bowker and Edward A Woody},
  journal={Child development},
  year={1993},
  volume={64 3},
  pages={879-96}
}
The present study examines whether subgroups of unpopular children differ in terms of competence in multiple domains. Specifically, subgroups of aggressive unpopular, withdrawn unpopular, and aggressive-withdrawn unpopular and average status children were identified on the basis of peer evaluations. The subgroups were then compared in terms of peer and self-perceptions of competence in various nonsocial and social domains. Results indicated that the 3 subgroups of unpopular children exhibited… CONTINUE READING

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