Co-occurring internalizing and externalizing behavioral problems: the mediating effect of negative self-concept.

@article{Lee2012CooccurringIA,
  title={Co-occurring internalizing and externalizing behavioral problems: the mediating effect of negative self-concept.},
  author={Eun Ju Lee and Susan I. Stone},
  journal={Journal of youth and adolescence},
  year={2012},
  volume={41 6},
  pages={717-31}
}
While a large body of research consistently finds that internalizing and externalizing problems are closely related and commonly co-occur, the literature is mixed regarding the unique and shared risk processes in the development of both domains of problems. The present study examined the nature and timing of relationships between internalizing and externalizing problems as well as the mediating effects of negative self-concept on both. Using a developmental cascade model as a guiding framework… CONTINUE READING