Forms and Functions of Adolescent Peer Aggression Associated With High Levels of Peer Status

  title={Forms and Functions of Adolescent Peer Aggression Associated With High Levels of Peer Status},
  author={Mitch Prinstein and Mitchell J. Antonius H Cillessen},
  journal={Merrill-Palmer Quarterly},
  pages={310 - 342}
Concurrent (Study 1) and longitudinal (Study 2) associations between adolescents' aggression, victimization, and high status were examined to test the hypothesis that forms and functions of aggression most likely to affect the status hierarchy will be associated with reputation-based measures of popularity. In Study 1, 235 10th -grade adolescents' overt, relational, and reputational forms of aggression and victimization were assessed. Functions of aggression (instrumental, reactive, bullying… Expand

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