Developmental association of prosocial behaviour with aggression, anxiety and depression from infancy to preadolescence.

  title={Developmental association of prosocial behaviour with aggression, anxiety and depression from infancy to preadolescence.},
  author={Am{\'e}lie Nantel-Vivier and Robert O. Pihl and Sylvana J. Cote and Richard E. Tremblay},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  volume={55 10},
BACKGROUND Research on associations between children's prosocial behaviour and mental health has provided mixed evidence. The present study sought to describe and predict the joint development of prosocial behaviour with externalizing and internalizing problems (physical aggression, anxiety and depression) from 2 to 11 years of age. METHOD Data were drawn from the National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth (NLSCY). Biennial prosocial behaviour, physical aggression, anxiety and… CONTINUE READING
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