Caught Between Stages: Relational Aggression Emerging as a Developmental Advance in At-Risk Preschoolers

  title={Caught Between Stages: Relational Aggression Emerging as a Developmental Advance in At-Risk Preschoolers},
  author={Erika M. Carpenter and Douglas W. Nangle},
  journal={Journal of Research in Childhood Education},
  pages={177 - 188}
Abstract Eighty-two Head Start preschoolers were assessed with a peer rating measure of sociometric status, the Social Skills Rating System for Teachers (Gresham & Elliott, 1990), an Overt Aggression scale culled from items from the Aggressive Behavior subscale of the CBCL-TRF (Achenbach, 1997), and teacher ratings of relational aggression (Crick, Casas, & Mosher, 1997). In a regression model, overt aggression, age, social skills, and an interaction between social skills and overt aggression… Expand
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