Externalizing Behavior Problems During Adolescence: An Ecological Perspective

  title={Externalizing Behavior Problems During Adolescence: An Ecological Perspective},
  author={R. White and K. Renk},
  journal={Journal of Child and Family Studies},
  • R. White, K. Renk
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Child and Family Studies
  • Given the ramifications of difficulties related to externalizing behavior problems, the present study examined the relationships among adolescents’ externalizing behavior problems, characteristics of adolescents’ families, their perceived neighborhood support, and their acculturation. As part of this study, a culturally diverse sample of adolescents who were in the Sixth through Eighth Grades completed measures assessing these variables. Results suggested that variables such as maternal warmth… CONTINUE READING
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