Developmental trajectories of co-occurring depressive, eating, antisocial, and substance abuse problems in female adolescents.

@article{Measelle2006DevelopmentalTO,
  title={Developmental trajectories of co-occurring depressive, eating, antisocial, and substance abuse problems in female adolescents.},
  author={Jeffrey Measelle and Eric Stice and Jennifer M Hogansen},
  journal={Journal of abnormal psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={115 3},
  pages={524-38}
}
Growth trajectories of co-occurring symptomatology were examined in a community sample of 493 female adolescents who were followed annually from early to late adolescence. On average, depression, eating disorder, and substance abuse symptoms increased over time, whereas antisocial behavior decreased. Increases in each symptom domain were associated with relative increases in all other domains. Initial depressive and antisocial behavior symptoms predicted future increases in the other; substance… CONTINUE READING