Information management strategies in early adolescence: developmental change in use and transactional associations with psychological adjustment.

  title={Information management strategies in early adolescence: developmental change in use and transactional associations with psychological adjustment.},
  author={Robert D. Laird and M. Dolores Redondas Marrero and Jessica A. Melching and Emily S. Kuhn},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  volume={49 5},
Adolescents use various strategies to manage their parents' access to information. This study tested developmental change in strategy use, longitudinal associations between disclosing and concealing strategies, and longitudinal associations linking disclosing and concealing strategies with antisocial behavior and depressive symptoms. Self-report data (n = 218; 49% female; 49% European American, 47% African American) following Grades 5 (M age = 11 years, 11 months), 6, and 7 show that the use of… CONTINUE READING
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