Cognitions and stress: direct and moderating effects on depressive versus externalizing symptoms during the junior high school transition.

@article{Robinson1995CognitionsAS,
  title={Cognitions and stress: direct and moderating effects on depressive versus externalizing symptoms during the junior high school transition.},
  author={Noni Robinson and Judy Garber and R Hilsman},
  journal={Journal of abnormal psychology},
  year={1995},
  volume={104 3},
  pages={453-63}
}
This study examined direct and stress-moderating effects of attributional style and global self-worth on depressive and externalizing symptoms in adolescents. Attributional style, perceived self-worth, depressive symptoms, and externalizing behaviors were assessed in 371 students in the spring of 6th grade. After the transition to 7th grade, they again completed measures of depression and externalizing symptoms as well as measures of negative life events and school hassles. Stressors around the… CONTINUE READING